Hellinsia pectodactylus (Staudinger, 1859)
The larvae bore in the flowers.
The three hostplants form a surprisingly heterogeneous group (Galatella, Solidago: Astereae; Phagnalon: Gnaphalieae). Phagnalon is recorded by Walsingham (1908) as a host plant of Pterophorus melanoschisma, an endemic of the Canary Islands, considered synonymous with pectodactylus.
distribution within Europe
Hellinsia pectodactyla; Pterophorus melanoschisma Walsingham, 1908.
Arenberger & Baez (2011a), Gielis (1996a).