Nonagria typhae (Thunberg, 1784)
Irregular interparenchymatous corridor, sides haphazarly scalloped out. Frass granular, brown, in corners of the mine. After a while the larva becomes a stem borer.
Typha angustifolia, latifolia.
Larvae in June – July (Hering, 1957a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Vlindernet.nl, 2010).
LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
Probably all Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Body pale yellowish brown to flesh-coloured, with three whitish length lines; head and prothoracic plate shining light brown, anal plate dark brown. Pinacula colourless, inconspicuous, stigmata black, hairs very short.
See Patočka & Turčáni (2005a); hangs with the head down in the stem (Hering, 1957a).
Hering (1957a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Skala (1948a), Starý (1930a), Szőcs (1977a).