Vulcaniella cognatella Riedl, 1990

mine

Not well known; probably the larva lives in a silken tube under a leaf, that from there is mined out (Koster & Sinev, 2003a).

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia officinalis.

distribution within Europe

From the Ukraine to Sardinia and Greece (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

References in the literature to V. pomposella, where Salvia is mentioned as host plant, probably all refer to cognatella (Koster & Sinev, 2003a).

references

Hering (1957a, 1967a), Klimesch (1942a), Koster & Sinev (2003a), Szőcs (1977a).

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