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Tinagma balteolella

(Tinagma balteolella)

Description

Tinagma balteolella is a moth in the Douglasiidae family. It is found in Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine. It is also found in Morocco and Jordan. The wingspan is 8–9 mm. The larvae feed on Echium vulgare and Echium biebersteini. They mine the stems of their host plant. The species overwinters in a cocoon.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Douglasiidae
Genus:Tinagma
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