Cerodontha silvatica (Groschke, 1957)

mine

Long, rahter narrow upper-surface or interparenchymatous corridor. The mine changes direction at least twice, and often ends within the leaf sheath. Frass in one or two big lumps.

hostplants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Luzula sylvatica.

phenology

Larvae in April-Spetember, rarely November (Nowakowski, 1973a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea).

distribution within Europe

UK, Germany, Poland, Czechia, Hungary (Fauna Europaea).

larva

Rear spiracula widely separated, each with three strongly elongated papillae, that stand out from their base like a hen’s toes (Nowakowski, 1973a).

synonyms

Phytobia silvatica.

notes

Member of the subgenus Dizygomya (Nowakowski, 1973a).

references

Černý, Barták & Roháček (2004a), Černý & Vála (1996a), Gibbs (2003a), Groschke (1957a), Nowakowski (1973a), Papp & Černý (2016a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

28/03/2017

mod 24.vii.2017