Agonopterix nodiflorella (Millière, 1866)

mine

A number of the hair-fine leaf segments are fully mined out by the young larvae; they become completely transparant with here and there a frass grain. Older larvae live free between spun leaf segments.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Ferula communis.

phenology

Larvae in March, April.

distribution within Europe

South Europe, including the Mediterranean Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Mining larva green, head black (Hering, 1957a).

references

Corley, Maravalhas & Passos de Carvalho (2006a), Hering (1957a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 9.ix.2018