Jordanita notata (Zeller, 1847)

Lepidoptera, Zygaenidae

mine

The very young larva at first makes a number of tiny corridor mines. The older larva makes a number of very sloppy fleck mines by working itself with the front half of its under the lower epidermis of a leaf, and devouring in this position most leaf tissue. The opening of the mine is a slit at the side.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus uncinatus; Centaurea jacea, salonitana, scabiosa, stoebe; Cirsium acaulon.

According to Skala (1948a) also Globularia en Plantago; this is not accepted by Guenin (2011a).

phenology

Larvae from autumn till May.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From France, Germany, and the Ukraine to Iberia, Sicily, and Crete (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Compact, bristly built; dorsally greyish-brown.

pupa

Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

synonyms

Ino, Procris notata.

notes

Species of warm, dry, habitats.

references

Ebert & Lussi (1994a), Fernández-Rubio (1995a), Guenin (2011a), Hering (1957a, 1964a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Skala (1948a), Szőcs (1977a).

12/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017