Syncopacma suecicella (Wolff, 1958)

western sober

mine

The larva feeds between spun leaves, “often mining them”.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Genista pilosa.

phenology

Fully fed larvae are found in May and June; hibernation probably as larva.

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to the Iberian Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy, and Greece, and from Britain to Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Body reddish purple, marbled with grey; pinacula minute, black, ringed grey. Head honey-coloured, with posterolateral black markings. Prothoracic plate, anal plate, and thoracic legs black.

references

Bland, Heckford & Langmaid (2002a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a).

7.v.2010

mod 18.ii.2018