Orophia ferrugella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
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.
Campanulaceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae in spring (Hering, 1957a).
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).
Illustrated by Patočka (1997a).
Cryptolechia, Cephalispheira, Rhinosia ferrugella.
Buhr (1935a), Hering (1957a), Patočka (1997a), De Prins & Steeman (2013a), Skala (1950a, 1951a), Sønderup (1949a), Starý (1930a), Szőcs (1977a).