Vulcaniella karadaghella Sinev, 1986

Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae

mine

Mine in the tip of a leaf. Soon the apical part of the leaves turn brown and dries, forming a characteristic rosette. Pupaption takes place within this rosette.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

“Salvia grandiflora Etl.” => Salvia tomentosa.

phenology

Adults fly from late Jule to early July.

distribution within Europe

Asia Minor, Crimea.

references

Koster & Sinev (2003a).

16/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017