Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tebenna bjerkandrella

Tebenna bjerkandrella (Thunberg, 1784)

uncertain metal-mark

on Carlina, Inula

parasite

Larva in a web in top of a more or less contracted leaf.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carlina acaulis; Inula hirta, salicina.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka, Patočka & Turčáni, Schmid.

synonyms

Choreutis bjerkandrella.

notes

Tebenna pretiosana (Dupunchel, 1843) is understood here as a synonym of bjerkandrella, but the synonymy is moot.

references

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Microlepidoptera Bayern (2017a), Fazekas (2010c), Graf, Kaiser, Leutsch ao (2013a), Heckford (1990a), Hering (1957a), Kvicala (1938a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka (1999c), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a). Schmid (2019a), Skala & Zavrel (1945a), Sonderegger (2011a), Thomann (1956a).

Last modified 28.i.2023