Agonopterix nanatella (Stainton, 1849)
Blotch mine, sometimes large. The mining larva causes the upper surface of the leaf to roll inwards, exposing the white underside. After some time the larva leaves the mine and continues feeding in a rolled leaf.
Carlina corymbosa, vulgaris.
Larvae in April – June (Harper, Langmaid & Emnmet, 2002a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
South of the line Ireland, Britain, Germany, Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Larva with black head and prothoracal shield. Body and anal shield pale yellowish green. Thoracal feet dark brown, pinacula black.
See also Agonopterix nanatella aridella.
Corley (2005a), Hannemann (1995a), Harper, Langmaid & Emnmet (2002a), Hering (1957a), Huisman (2012a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Robbins (1991a), Szőcs (1977a).