Dichomeris marginella (Fabricius, 1781)
Juniperus, USA; © Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Archive, Bugwood.com
The young larvae mine one or two needles. Later they live free in a communal web in which also much frass and remants of needles are stuck.
Mining larvae in mid-summer; free living larvae till early summer of the following year (Freeman, 1967a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).
LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
Almost all Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
See Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).
Freeman (1967a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Robbins (1991a).