Mantura rustica (Linnaeus, 1766)

mine

Full depth blotch with broad extensions; small leaves can be entirely mined out. Older mines brown. Frass in grains, dispersed in the mine. Pupation outside the mine. In Rumex the mine generally is situated at the leaf margin.

host plants

Polygonceae, oligophagous

Persicaria dubia; Polygonum aviculare; Rheum; Rumex acetoa, conglomeratus, obtusifolius.

P. aviculare is the main host plant.

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a); one generation, hibernation as adult (Cox, 2007a).

BENELUX

BE observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE observed (Beenen & Winkelman, 1993a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).

LUX observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Spain, Italy and Romania to the UK, Norway and Russia (Cox, 2007a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

Colour orange: Doguet (1994a); Ogloblin & Medvedev (1971a).

references

Beenen & (Winkelman, 1993), Buhr (1933a), Bukejs (2009a), Cox (2007a), Doguet (1994a), Hering (1930a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), Ogloblin & Medvedev (1971a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a).

mod 30.v.2019