Seq # 500710010

Chrysocrambus linetella (Fabricius, 1781) Species

Last modified: Nov. 19, 2021, 4:53 p.m.


Discovered new to Belgium in 2021 in LX.


Details

Classification
Family: Crambidae > Subfamily: Crambinae > Tribus: Crambini > Genus: Chrysocrambus > Species: Chrysocrambus linetella
Vernacular names
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Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Wingspan 19–24 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

The larvae lives in the roots of the host plant. Adults are easily flushed out from vegetation during the day, later they come to light.

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Flight periods

Adults are on the wing from May towards August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Festuca ovina and Corynephorus canescens
Substrates:
Grasses

The larvae lives on different grasses like Festuca ovina and Corynephorus canescens.

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