Caryocolum jaspidella (Chr├ętien, 1908)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

Young larvae are miners; the older larvae live among spun leaves.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Cerastium gibraltaricum.

phenology

Larvae have been found in mid April, but probably there are two generations.

distribution within Europe

Iberian Peninsula.

larva

slender, light green, head and pronotum blackish brown.

references

Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Karsholt (1992a).

03/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017