Sedina buettneri (Hering, 1858)
Eggs are depsited in a row under a folded leaf margin. From here starts a broad, whitish and shallow mine. Older larvae bore in the stem.
Cyperaceae, Poaceae; narrowly polyphagous
Larvae from early spring till in July; hibernation as egg (Hering, 1957a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).
LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
From northern Europe to the Pyrenees, Alps, Hungary, and Bulgaria; not in Ireland (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Whitish, with four reddish brown length lines; head, pronotal and anal plate brown. Prolegs each with a semicircle of crochets.
Ebert (1998a), Hering (1957a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), De Prins (1998a), Szőcs (1977a).