Cnephasia longana (Haworth, 1811)

long-winged shade

Cnephasia longana mine

Aichryson dichotomum; uit Hering (1927a)

mine

Irregular, small, full depth corridor, widening into a blotch. Older larvae live free among spun leaves.

hostplants

polyphagous

Aichryson dichotomum; Argyranthemum pinnatifidum; Bitumniaria bituminosa; Fagonia cretica; Hypericum; Ligularia; Sempervivum; Stachys.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to the Iberian Peninsula, Sardinia, Sicily, and Crete, and from Ireland to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by Mackay (1962a) en Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a); pinacula small, lighter than the integument; anal plate and comb light brown, comb with 6-8 teeth.

notes

Only a miner in exceptional circumstances; normally feeding in the flower-heads of Asteraceae (Hering, 1957a).

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Gómez de Aizpúrua (2003a), Hering (1927a.1957a), Klimesch (1987a), Kubasik (2011a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Mackay (1962a), Robbins (1991a).

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