Seq # 265450005

Gelechia cuneatella Douglas, 1852 Species

Last modified: Jan. 15, 2023, 10:56 a.m.


New to Belgium in 2022 in LG.


Details

Classification
Family: Gelechiidae > Subfamily: Gelechiinae > Tribus: Gelechiini > Genus: Gelechia > Species: Gelechia cuneatella
Vernacular names
Long-winged Groundling (EN)
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

Little is written about the early stages. The adults come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults are on the wing in one generation from early September towards early October.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Salix alba, Salix caprea and Salix fragilis
Host plant (genera):
Salix

The monophagous larvae feed on different Salix species like Salix alba, Salix caprea, Salix x fragilis etc...

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Habitat

The favoured habitats are river banks and marshes.

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