Chrysoesthia atriplicella (Amsel, 1939)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

Full depth, somewhat undulating corridor, continued in a transparant blotch. Frass in the corridor in an interrupted line, in the blotch in a broad strip. Pupation external.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous

Atriplex halimus.

phenology

Larvae in April – May.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Sardinia.

synonyms

Microsetia atriplicella.

references

Hering (1957a).

20.viii.2009

mod 28.vi.2017