Nothris verbascella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

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Nothris verbascella larvae

Verbascum sp (thapsus/ densiflorum), Belgium, prov. Liège: Liège, coteaux de la Citadelle; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Nothris verbascella larva

larva

mine

The larva lives free at the underside of the leaf, causing window feeding. However, the dense layer of felt at the underside of the leaf is left intact, giving the appearance of a mine.

hostplants

Scrophulariaceae, monophagous

Verbascum densiflorum, phlomoides, thapsus.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, except Ireland (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

pupa

Illustrated by Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

references

Corley (2005a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1957a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Klimesch (1950c), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Patočka (1997a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Starý (1930a).

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