Seq # 265630010

Exoteleia dodecella (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


In Belgium mainly observed in the Kempen, but probably overlooked elsewhere.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Teleiodini > Genus: Exoteleia > Species: Exoteleia dodecella
Vernacular names
Dennenlotmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1860. Lépidoptères nouvellement découverts en Belgique. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 4: 113–115. On page 113.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Mine

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Flight periods

The adults fly in June and July. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus sylvestris

When young, the larva mines in a needle of Pinus sylvestris. After hibernation it continues feeding in shoots and between spun needles.

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