Millieria dolosalis (Heydenreich, 1851)

on dutchman’s pipe

Aristolochia pistolachia

Aristolochia pistolachia, host plant, with withered flowers, France, dép. Aveyron, Nant, 6.vii.2019 © Ruben Meert

Millieria dolosalis: occupied mine on Aristolochia pistolachia

young mine with larva

Millieria dolosalis: mine on Aristolochia pistolachia

fully developed mine

Millieria dolosalis: larva

larva

Millieria dolosalis: cocoon

mine with cocoon

Millieria dolosalis: cocoon

cocoon

Millieria dolosalis: pupa

pupa

mine

Large full depth blotch at the leaf margin. No initial corridor. Frass in grains, scattered through the mine. Larva solitary. Pupation in a discoidal cocoon within the mine. Prior to emergence the pupa works itself out of the mine (obs. Ruben Meert)

host plants

Aristolochiaceae, monophagous

Aristolochia clematitis, macrophylla, pistolochia.

phenology

Larvae in July and September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europa, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Iberian Peninsula, Corsica, Italy, and Greece, and from France to Central and South Russia (Fauna Europa, 2009).

synonyms

Millieria dolosana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854).

references

Chrétien (1926a), Csóka (2003a), Drăghia (1971a), Hering (1957a), Kuznetsov (1990b), Lhomme (1934b), Parenti & Varalda (2000a), Skala (1951a,b), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sonderegger (2011a), Stolnicu (2007a, 2008a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Ureche (2010a), Utech (1962a).

mod 30.vii.2019