Nothris congressariella (Bruand, 1858)

cornish sober

mine

Elsner ao (1999a) do not mention this species as a miner, and Bland ao (2002a) write that that larve initially lives between two spun leaves, later under a folded leaf. But Klimesch (1984a, Teneriffa) describes an initially narrow, later strongly widened, full depth gallery, lined with silk; the larva makes several mines.

hostplants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Scrophularia canina subsp. frutescens, glabrata, scorodonia.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From southern England to Sicily, and from Portugal to Greece and Crete (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Yellowish green (Klimesch, 1984a). Body dull olive green; head, thoracic feet and prothoracic plate black to brown, anal plate yellowish brown; pinacula small, black (Bland ao, 2002a).

references

Bland, Heckford & Langmaid (2002a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Klimesch (1984a).

12/02/2017

mod 16.ii.2018