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Montescardia tessulatellus (Zeller, 1846)

Имаго  Montescardia tessulatellus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tineoidea family Tineidae subfamily Scardiinae genus Montescardia → species Montescardia tessulatellus

Species name(s)

Montescardia tessulatellus (Zeller, 1846) = Montescardia tessulatella (Lienig & Zeller, 1846) = Euplocamus tessulatellus Zeller, 1846.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Montescardia tessulatellus

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European Northeast, Northwest European, Central European, European southern taiga, Trans-Baikal, Karelia, Kola, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, Mid-Volzhsky, Middle Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Sicily, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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