Seq # 205210020

Glyphipterix equitella (Scopoli, 1763) Species

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


A very rare and local species in Belgium. Probably underrecorded.


Details

Classification
Family: Glyphipterigidae > Subfamily: Glyphipteriginae > Genus: Glyphipterix > Species: Glyphipterix equitella
Vernacular names
Duinparelmot (NL)
Synonyms
Glyphipterix minorella Snellen, 1882
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 25. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Mine

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; from late May towards late August. They are mainly active during daytime.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Sedum acre

The larva mines in stems and leaves of different species of Sedum. Pupates in a relative thick cocoon, usually between leaves of the food plant, occasionally spun on a rock.

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Habitat