Sedina buettneri (Hering, 1858)

blair’s wainscot

mine

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.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, Poaceae; narrowly polyphagous

Carex; Glyceria maxima.

phenology

Larvae from early spring till in July; hibernation as egg (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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).

larva

Whitish, with four reddish brown length lines; head, pronotal and anal plate brown. Prolegs each with a semicircle of crochets.

references

Ebert (1998a), Hering (1957a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), De Prins (1998a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 19.vi.2018