ⓘ Category:Insects of Iceland

Angoumois grain moth

The Angoumois grain moth is a species of gelechioid moth. It is the type species of its genus Sitotroga, placed in the subfamily Pexicopiinae of the twirler moth family. Formerly, it was included in the "Chelariinae", which more recent authors do not separate from the Pexicopiinae and usually even do not consider a distinct tribe within them. He now almost global distribution, including almost all of Europe and such distant places as Australia, Benin, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Japan, Samoa and the United States. This is due to its synanthropic habits, which makes it easy to transport in th ...

Cochylis dubitana

Cochylis dubitana, the little conch, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in China and most of Europe. It is also found in North America, where it has been recorded from Colorado, Maine, Ontario and Washington. Wingspan 11-16 mm. There are two generations per year with adults on wing in June and again in August. Larvae feed inside flowers and developing seedheads of various Compositae species, including Senecio, Crepis and hieracium field and sow Thistle and goldenrod common. Larvae can be found in July and from August to April. They overwinter in a cocoon among debris. Pupatio ...

Gesneria centuriella

Gesneria centuriella is a species of moth in the family Crambidae described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found from Europe, east to Japan. It is also present in Greenland and northern North America. The wingspan is 20-30 mm. On the front wings are smoky gray to dark brown. Wings paler, smoky gray near the medial end and is easier. Adults are on wing from mid-June to July in North America.

Hypocoena stigmatica

Hypocoena stigmatica is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found on the Faroe Islands and Iceland, as well as parts of Russia and Alaska. The length of the front wings is about 13 mm. The larvae probably feed on Ammophila and species slakovci and thickets.

Monopis laevigella

The skin moth is a species of tineoid moth. It belongs to the fungus moth family, and therein to the nominate subfamily Tineinae. It is the type species of the genus Monopis and its junior objective synonym Hyalospila. As with the common clothes moth, earlier authors frequently misapplied the name Tinea vestianella to the present species. It is not uncommon throughout Western Eurasia and North America. It has not been recorded in Slovenia, but given that this is happening in all the neighboring countries, he probably just didnt notice. Its absence in some of the Mediterranean Islands which ...

Notocelia rosaecolana

Notocelia rosaecolana is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone, where it has been recorded from China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan, Iran, Central Asia, Russia and Europe. The wingspan is 15-20 mm. a Moth is reminiscent of Notocelia trimaculana and Notocelia roborana. Adults are on wing from late may to August in Western Europe. Larvae feed on a variety of roses, including Rosa multiflora, Rosa Dauria and Rosa rugosa.