Seq # 205130025

Digitivalva valeriella (Snellen, 1878) Species

Last modified: Oct. 16, 2021, 2:28 p.m.

Observed for the first time in Belgium in 2018 at Bazel (OV). The species was then included in the exotic species list in the 'About' section of this website. However, in 2019 another specimen was observed just west of AN and therefore, the species is placed on the Belgian species list.


Family: Glyphipterigidae > Subfamily: Acrolepiinae > Genus: Digitivalva > Subgenus: Digitivalva > Species: Digitivalva valeriella
Vernacular names
Alantmineermot (NL)

Native In Belgium since July 2018.

First recorded from Bazel (OV), and probably introduced via anthropogenic activity.



Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly from late May towards July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pulicaria dysenterica
Host plant (genera):

The larva lives on Inula and in our regions presumably on Pulicaria dysenterica.

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