Stenoptilia cyrnea Nel, 1991

on Nepeta

parasite

The young larvae bore in the leaf buds; later they live freely on the leaves.

host plants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Nepeta agrestis.

larva

See Nel.

synonyms

Gielis and (PESI, 2019) consider this species conspecific with Stenoptilia nepetellae.

references

Bigot, Nel & Picard (2009a), Gielis (1996a), Nel (1991e, 1996a).

mod 11.ix.2019