Peleopodid Moths

Little can be found in the literature about Peleopodid Moths (Peleopodidae).


Genus: Carcina

Long-horned Flat-body – 2017 (NL)
(NCBI-index: 116121)

The Long-horned Flat-body (Carcina quercana) is a moth that can quickly be mistaken for a leafroller. The wings are not roof-folded but are only kept slightly over each other. Furthermore, this small moth has unusually long antennas. The wing has an orange-red ground color and a dark purple-red line along the apex followed by a yellow streak. The flying period is from May to the end of October and the wingspan is 16-22mm. Host plant: Oak and Beech. Dutch name: Vuurmot. Frisian name:

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