Agonopterix purpurea (Haworth, 1811)

small purple flat-body

mine

Small, irregular, full depth mine with a clear amount of frass. The larva soon leaves the mine and continues feeding in a tubular rolled leaf (Harper, Langmaid & Emmet, 2002a).

hostplants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Anthriscus sylvestris; Chaerophyllum temulum; Daucus carota, muricatus; Torilis japonica.

phenology

Larvae in May – early June ((Harper, Langmaid & Emmet, 2002a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Entire Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Larva green with darker length lines. Head and prothoracal plate shining black. First pair of thoracic feet black, next two pairs green.

pupa

Described by Patocka (1989a) and Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

references

Baldizzone (2004a), Corley, Marabuto, Maravalhas ao (2009a), Hannemann (1995a), Harper, Langmaid & Emmet (2002a), Hering (1957a), Huisman (2012a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Patocka (1989a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

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