Syncopacma cincticulella (Bruand, 1851)

mine

The young larva makes a full depth broad corridor of about 3-5 mm with irregular lateral expansions, mostly radiation from the midrib of the leaflet. Older larvae mine from leaflets that have been spun together or have been attached to the leaf axis.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos; Cytisus scoparius; Dorycnium; Genista germanica, tinctoria; Ornithopusl Securigera varia.

phenology

Larvae in May, and August – September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

South of the line Germany – Ukraine, but seems to be missing in the Balkan Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Dirty yellow-white, with 6 reddish length lines.

synonyms

Anacampsis, Aproaerema cincticulella. In the past often confused with S. vinella

references

Baran (2001a), Bland, Heckford & Langmaid (2002a), Buhr (1935b, 1964a), Chrétien (1927a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1957a), Huemer (2012a), Klimesch (1958a), Skala (1950a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 13.ix.2018