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Nemapogon granella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Nemapogon granella)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tineoidea family Tineidae subfamily Nemapogoninae genus Nemapogon → species Nemapogon granella

Species name(s)

Nemapogon granella (Linnaeus, 1758) = Nemapogon granellus (Linnaeus, 1758) = costotristrigella (Chambers, 1873) = fuscomaculella (Chambers, 1873) = marmorella (Chambers, 1875) = nigroatomella (Dietz, 1905) = granella (Linnaeus, 1758) = Nemapogon costistrigella = Nemapogon fascomaculella = Tineola granella = Tinea granella Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena fenestrella Scopoli, 1763 = Tinea costotristrigella Chambers, 1873 = Phalaena domesticella Scopoli, 1763 = Tinea fuscicomella Wörz, 1958 = Tinea fuscomaculella Chambers, 1873 = Tinea mancuniella Hodgkinson, 1880 = Tinea marmorella Chambers, 1875 = Tinea nebulosella Geoffroy, 1785 = Tinea nigroatomella Dietz, 1905 = Tinea tesserella Fabricius, 1794.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky.

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Tineola granella [11]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The wingspan of 9 to 14 mm. The front wings are white with brown and black spots and dots. Hind wings gray. Head whitish. [11]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France , Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Karelia, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, South West Siberian, South Ural . [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia , Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • Spring. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Grains. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar yellow-gray, and 10 mm long. Caterpillar bites into grain gnaws it moves, then attaches via shelkovinok next to the first grain, and so forth. By the time the caterpillar shedding ceases generally coma can be recruited and 20, and even 30 grains.In the fall of caterpillar crawling on the walls, floor and ceiling of the grain storage gnaw small cell and they weave cocoons. The cocoons of the larvae spend the winter and in the spring - pupate. [11]. Peter Khramov.


  • Eggs are laid in the spring. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar in a cocoon. [11]. Peter Khramov.


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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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