Seq # 155030010

Infurcitinea albicomella (Stainton, 1851) Species

Last modified: Feb. 25, 2021, 12:03 p.m.


A recent addition to the Belgian list in 2020. Hitherto known only from NA.


Details

Classification
Family: Meessiidae > Genus: Infurcitinea > Species: Infurcitinea albicomella
Vernacular names
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Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Wingspan 7–10 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

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Bionomics

The larva lives in silken tubes among dead and fallen leaves of Cotoneaster and Quercus ilex. In areas without this host plants, they may live on general detritus.

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Flight periods

Adults are on the wing from late June till August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Quercus ilex
Host plant (genera):
Cotoneaster
Substrates:
Detritus
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Habitat

Found on warm rocky cliffs.

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