Cnephasia sedana (Constant, 1884)

mine

Not too small, full depth, irregular blotch, usually in the leaf base, close to the midrib. Older larvae live free among spun leaves (Hering, 1957a). Mined leaves are spun together when the larva leaves them.

hostplants

Polyphagous

Adenostyles; Astrantia; Centaurea; Leontopodium alpinum; Primula auricula.

Mentioned by Maček (1999a) from Rhodiola rosea.

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, and Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Pinacula black.

notes

High-alpine species (Klimesch, 1942c).

references

Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1942c, Klimesch & Skala (1936a)), Maček (1999a).

07/04/2017

mod 22.xi.2017