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Tineidae

Tineidae is a rather large, cosmopolitan family, in which about 3000 species are described. Unlike most of the other Lepidoptera larvae they do not consume live plant material, but feed on detritus, fungi, lichen or keratine (Scoble 1992: 226).
Identification: Brown 1953, Capuse 1968, Gaedike [1983], Gozmány 1965, Hannemann 1977, Passerin d'Entrèves 1975, Pelham-Clinton 1985, Petersen 1957-1958, 1960, 1961, 1969, [1983], Robinson 1979, 1986, Zagulyaev 1960, 1964, 1973, 1975, 1979, 1988, 1990a.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 39.


WV = West-Vlaanderen LI = Limburg NA = Namur
OV = Oost-Vlaanderen BR = Brabant LG = Liège
AN = Antwerpen HA = Hainaut LX = Luxembourg
= before 1980 = 1980 – 2004 = after 2004
Species WV OV AN LI BR HA NA LG LX
Agnathosia mendicella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)







Cephimallota crassiflavella (Bruand, 1851)
= angusticostella sensu auct., nec (Zeller, 1839)
= simplicella (Zeller, 1852)
             
Eudarcia pagenstecherella (Hübner, 1822)
= vinculella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1850)
             
Euplocamus anthracinalis (Scopoli, 1763)                
Haplotinea ditella (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1938)   L          
Haplotinea insectella (Fabricius, 1794)          
Infurcitinea argentimaculella (Stainton, 1849)         L    
Infurcitinea ignicomella (Zeller, 1852)      
 
   
Lichenotinea pustulatella (Zeller, 1852)                
Monopis crocicapitella (Clemens, 1859)          
Monopis fenestratella (Heyden, 1863)              
Monopis imella (Hübner, 1813) L            
Monopis laevigella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= rusticella (Hübner, 1813)
Monopis monachella (Hübner, 1796)          
Monopis obviella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= ferruginella (Hübner, 1813), nec (Thunberg, 1788)
Monopis weaverella (Scott, 1858)  
Morophaga choragella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Nemapogon clematella (Fabricius, 1781)
= repandella (Hübner, 1796)
= arcella sensu auct.
    L  
Nemapogon cloacella (Haworth, 1828)
= infimella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
     
Nemapogon granella (Linnaeus, 1758)  
Nemapogon variatella (Clemens, 1859)
= personella (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1934)
             
Nemapogon wolffiella Karsholt & Nielsen, 1976
   
 
 
Nemaxera betulinella (Paykull, 1785)
= corticella (Curtis, 1834), nec (Linnaeus, 1758)
= emortuella (Zeller, 1839)

  L    
Niditinea fuscella (Linnaeus, 1758)
= fuscipunctella (Haworth, 1828)
L    
Niditinea striolella (Matsumura, 1931)
= piercella (Bentinck, 1935)
             
Oinophila v-flava (Haworth, 1828)            
Opogona sacchari (Bojer, 1856)              
Psychoides verhuella Bruand, 1853
= verhuellella (Stainton, 1854)
     
   
Stenoptinea cyaneimarmorella (Millière, 1854)
= angustipennis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
     
Tinea columbariella Wocke, 1877       L   L  
Tinea pallescentella Stainton, 1851              
Tinea pellionella Linnaeus, 1758
Tinea semifulvella Haworth, 1828  
Tinea trinotella Thunberg, 1794
= lappella sensu auct.
Tineola bisselliella (Hummel, 1823)
= crinella (Sodoffsky, 1830)
 
Triaxomasia caprimulgella Stainton, 1851
         
 
Triaxomera fulvimitrella (Sodoffsky, 1830)              
Triaxomera parasitella (Hübner, 1796)
Trichophaga tapetzella (Linnaeus, 1758)    

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