Hodgesiella rhodorrhisella (Kasy, 1970)

Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae

Hodgesiella rhodorrhisella mine

Convolvulus floridus, Teneriffa, from Klimesch (1983a)

mine

Brownish, somewhat opaque, full depth blotch, mostly beginning in the leaf tip or near the midrib. Most frass in a dense mass in the first section of the mine.

hostplants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Convolvulus floridus.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Pale yellow, head capsule brown; just before pupation, when the larva measues 6 – 6.m mm, it turns red.

references

Kasy (1970a), Klimesch (1983a), Koster & Sinev, 2003a.

13/01/2013

mod 14.vii.2017