Vulcaniella pomposella (Zeller, 1839)
The larva mines leaf from silken tubes at the leaf underside. Pupation within the mine.
Reference to Salvia are the result of misidentification. The mine on S. officinalis that is illustrated by Klimesch (1942a) probably belongs to Vulcaniella cognatella (Koster & Sinev, 2003a).
Larvae from autumn till May (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From France, the Baltic States and the Ukraine till tor Mediterranean (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Buhr (1935b), Chrétien (1909a), Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1942a), Koster & Sinev (2003a), Mitić-Mužina & Bogavac (1971a), Skala (1949a), Šulcs (1996a), Szőcs (1977a).