Limnaecia phragmitella (Stainton, 1851)
According to not quite clear indications the young larvae would mine in the spongy tissue of the leaf sheaths; perhaps this happens only facultatively. Later they live in the ripening seedheads.
Typha angustifolia, latifolia.
Larvae from September till May (Hering, 1957a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
All Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Head, prothoracic and anal plates brown, dark brown marked; whitish with five brown length lines, the dorsal one darkest and most sharply delineated.
Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Habeler & Gomboc (2005a), Hiermann, Friebe & Mayr (2017a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2009a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Klimesch (1960a, 1989a), Koster (2002c), Koster & Sinev (2003a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Robbins (1991a), Schleich (1868a), Segerer, Neumayr, Pröse & Kolbeck (1994a), Skala (1949a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Szőcs (1977a), Triberti, Longo Turri, Adami & Zanetti (2017a).