Chrysoesthia boseae (Walsingham, 1908)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

Mines starts as a strongly contorted, almost completely frass-filled corridor, that soon widens to a large full depth blotch with clear primary feeding lines.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Bosea yervamora.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Microsetia boseae.

notes

The species’ name is spelled as bosae in the Fauna Europaea.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a, 1960a), Klimesch (1984a).

16/03/2009

mod 28.vi.2017