Gypsonoma minutana (Hübner, 1799)
Populus euphratica, Spain; from Hering (1936b)
Full depth corridor of very inconstant shape; most frass is ejected. Older larvae live free between two sandwiched leaves, causing window feeding.
Larvae in May – June.
BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
All Europe, Ireland excepted (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Body greyish white to greenish yellow; pinacula inconspicuous, concolorous with body; head pale yellowish brown; prothoracic plate light yellowish brown with a broad black lateral margin.
Steganoptycha minutana; Gypsonoma paediscana (Staudinger, 1859).
Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas, Pires & Cardoso (2008a), Disqué (1905a), Hering (1936b, 1957a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Maček (1999a), Requena i Miret (1998a).