Selania leplastriana (Curtis, 1906)
Moricandia arvensis, Spain; from Hering (1936b)
Normally the larva bores in the stem and side shoots; the frass is elected through a hole in the stem (Bradley ao, 1979a). Hering (1936b, 1957a) found that in Moricandia a broad corridor is made alongside the midrib, that finally widens into a blotch. Pupation external.
Larvae from September till May (Bradley ao, 1979a).
distribution within Europe
Body pale bluish green, greyish white or yellowish white; head shining black; prothoracic plate blackish brown; anal plate pale brown; thoracic legs pale green.
Laspeyresia, Grapholitha, vana (Kennel, 1901); Laspeyresia malcolmiae Walsingham, 1903.
Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Hering (1936b, 1957a), Skala (1951b), Swatschek (1958a).