Hypera rumicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Small (< 1 cm) blotch or corridor, often several in a leaf. The mine contains frass. Often at start and end of the mine a small round opening. Older larvae leave the mine and start making window feeding on the leaves. Pupation in a globular reticulate cocoon, attached to a leaf.
R. hydrolapathum is the main host plant.
Larvae in July-August (Scherf, 1964a).
BE recorded (Ccurculionidae.be, 2010).
NE recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007; Heijerman, 1993a).
LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).
distribution within Europe
Throughout Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2007).
larva and pupa
Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Robbins (1991a), Scherf (1964a), Vorst (2010a).