Cynaeda gigantea (Wocke, 1871)

mine

Large, inflated, blotch without a preceding corridor. Frass in a central mass. Pupation in the mine, cocoon in the frass clump.

hostplants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Anchusa; Onosma.

distribution within Europe

At one side France and Switzerland, at the other from Hungary and Romania to Crete (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

A picture on www.lepiforum.de shows a full grown, almost black, larva.

synonyms

Cynaeda mendicalis Lattin, 1951.

references

Hering (1957a).

mod 27.viii.2018