Perittia obscurepunctella (Stainton, 1848)
Lonicera periclymenum, Belgium, prov. Namur, Nismes, RN les Abannets, 27.vi.2019 © Stéphane Claerebout
same mine, underside, with some ejected frass
same mine, lighted from behind
Lonicera periclymenum, Einde-Gooi. 13.vi.2002
Brownish, full depth, inflated blotch, usually at the leaf margin, often with a central brown spot. Oviposition at the leaf underside (Bland, 1996a). Often 2-3 larvae in a mine. Pupation outside the mine.
Caprifoliaceae, almost monophagous
Occurence on Symphoricarpos only quite rarely.
Larvae from June to early August (personal observations in the Netherlands in June only).
BE recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Sweden and Finland to the Pyrenees ad Slovakia, and from Ireland to the Baltic States and Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Described by Patočka (1997a, 1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).
Perittia oleae: auct. nec (Haworth, 1828).
Baran, Mazurkiewicz & Palka (2007a), Bland (1996a), Buszko (1990a), Gielis, Huisman, Kuchlein ao (1985a), Hering (1923a, 1926b, 1957a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Klimesch (1942a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Patočka (1997a, 1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Skala (1949a), Sønderup (1949a), Sruoga & Ivinskis (2005a), Szőcs (1977a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a), Wörz (1957a).