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Tinea pellionella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tineoidea family Tineidae subfamily Tineinae genus Tinea → species Tinea pellionella

Species name(s)

Tinea pellionella (Linnaeus, 1758) = Tinea pelliomella = Tinea? pelliolella = Tinea albella Costa, 1836 = Tinea demiurga Meyrick, 1920 = Tinea gerasimovi Zagulajev, 1978 = Phalaena zoolegella Scopoli, 1763.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:10485

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #40. Primorsky.

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The wingspan of 10 to 13 mm. The front wings are yellow-gray-brown, with two or three black dots on each. Hind wings lighter front. Head yellow hairs. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sardinia, Slovakia, 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, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Primorsky, Mid-Volzhsky, Middle Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Corsica Crete, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • The caterpillar feeds on fur, wool, upholstery materials and similar materials. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Whitish moth larva lives in the same material, which is powered, one makes for himself Case consists, which will occur pupation. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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