Rhynchaenus xylostei Clairville, 1798

mine

An often inconspicuous, full depth corridor with black frass in a broad central line. Pupa in a globular cocoon in the mine, made out of secretion (Scherf, 1964a).

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera xylosteum.

phenology

More than one generation per year (Scherf, 1964a). Hibernation as adult (Rheinheimer & Hassler, 2010a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Curculionidae.be, 2010).

NE not recorded (Heijerman, 1993a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Finland to Italy and from France to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

synonyms

Rhynchaenus lonicerae Herbst, 1795.

notes

Recorded from the UK in the far past, but at least presently not occurring there (Morris, 1993a).

references

Hartig (1939a), Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1926b, 1930a, 1957a, 1962a), Morris (1993a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Scherf (1964a), Wolf & Fuchs (2014a).

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