Seq # 340030005

Epermenia aequidentellus (E. Hofmann, 1867) Species

Last modified: April 17, 2021, 3:17 p.m.

The occurence in our country has been confirmed by DNA barcoding.
A new species for Belgium in 2019 in LG.


Family: Epermeniidae > Subfamily: Epermeniinae > Tribus: Epermeniini > Genus: Epermenia > Species: Epermenia aequidentellus
Vernacular names
Grauer Möhren-Zahnflügelfalter (DE)




Wingspan: 9–12 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

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Flight periods

This species is bivoltine: from June to July and then again in September to October.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Anthriscus caucalis, Daucus carota, Meum athamanticum, Pimpinella saxifraga, Seseli libanotis, Seseli montanum and Torilis arvensis
Host plant (genera):
Angelica and Peucedanum

The larva lives on Angelica, Anthriscus caucalus, Daucus carota, Meum athamanticum, Peucedanum, Pimpinella saxifraga, Seseli libanotis, Seseli montanum subsp. peixotoanum and Torilis arvensis.

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