Gelechia senticetella (Staudinger, 1859)

cypress groundling

on Cupressaceae

Gelechia senticetella: feedings traces on Chamaecyparis spec.

Chamaecyparis spec., Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol, 21.i4.2014 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Gelechia senticetella: feedings traces on Chamaecyparis spec.

more feeding traces

larva

Gelechia senticetella: larva

larva

Gelechia senticetella: larva

larva

parasite

The young larvae mine, but soon they live free in a dense spinning.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana; Cupressus; Juniperus communis, excelsa, oxycedrus, phoenicea, sabina, thurifera; Thuja.

phenology

Larvae in spring on the fresh shoots.

BENELUX

BE First observation in 1998 (De Prins, 1998a).

NE First observation in 1986a (Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao, 1993a).

LUX Not yet recorded (PESI, 2018).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva, pupa

Described by Huertas Dionisio (2012a).

synonyms

Nothris senticetella.

notes

Expanding species.

references

Agassiz (2004a), Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Domingo & Huemer (2002a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a, 2012a), Huisman & Koster (1999a, Klimesch (1956c), Laštůvka, Laštůvka, Liška ao (1992a), Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), De Prins (1998a).

mod 4.viii.2019