Elachista deriventa Kaila & Mutanen, 2008

Lepidoptera, Elachistidae

mine

Pale yellowish, inconspicuous, ascending corridor in the distal half of the leaf, rather narrow (less than half the width of the leaf) and short (8-10 cm), along the leaf margin. Frass compacted along the sides.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Calamagrostis arundinacea.

phenology

Larvae in September-October, full-fed already in autumn.

distribution within Europe

Southern Finland.

larva

Pale yellowish, pronotum weakly sclerotised.

pupa

Illustrated by Kaila ao (200a).

references

Kaila, Mutanen, Saarela, Siloaho, Sippola & Tabell (2008a), Svensson (2009a).

23.x.2009

mod 28.vi.2017