Orophia ferrugella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Lepidoptera, Depressariidae

mine

Full depth blotch, several cm long, parallel to the midrib. The larva makes several mines. Frass only in the first mine; from the subsequent ones the frass is removed. The older larva lives free in a leaf spun into a tube.

hostplants

Campanulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Campanula persicifolia.

phenology

Larvae in spring (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 1009).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Almost all Europe, except the British Isles and the Balkan Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Illustrated by Patočka (1997a).

synonyms

Cryptolechia, Cephalispheira, Rhinosia ferrugella.

references

Buhr (1935a), Hering (1957a), Patočka (1997a), De Prins & Steeman (2013a), Skala (1950a, 1951a), Sønderup (1949a), Starý (1930a), Szőcs (1977a).

11/09/2016

mod 28.vi.2017