Aneugmenus coronatus (Klug, 1818)

Aneugmenus coronatus: occupied frond of Pteridium aquilinum

Pteridium aquilinum, België, prov. Namen, Couvin, Ry de Pernelle; © Stéphane Claerebout

Aneugmenus coronatus: mine on Pteridium aquilinum

underside of a mined pinnula

Aneugmenus coronatus: larvae in openend mine

the mine contained two larvae

mine

Young larvae live gregariously in a small hypophyllous blotch mine; later they live free on the leaf.

hostplants

Dennstaedtiaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Woodsiaceae: narrowly polyphagous

Athyrium filix-femina; Dryopteris filix-mas; Polystichum setiferum; Pteridium aquilinum.

phenology

An occupied mine was found July, 20th.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2013).

NE recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2013).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2013).

distribution within Europe

All of Europe.

synonyms

Selandria coronata; ? Selandria analis: Houard, 1908.

references

Benson (1961a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Haris (2018a), Houard (1908a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Tomasi (2014a).

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