Seq # 265450040

Gelechia rhombella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: Sept. 28, 2020, 11:32 a.m.


A very rare and local species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Gelechiini > Genus: Gelechia > Species: Gelechia rhombella
Vernacular names
Zwartlappalpmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 133.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

The larva lives between spun leaves or in a leaf margin spun downwards. Pupation under the bark of the foodplants.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from June till August. They come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Malus and Pyrus

The larva lives on Malus spp. and Pyrus communis.

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