Monochroa divisella (Douglas, 1850)

scarce marsh neb

on Iris

mine

Large, full depth blotch. Pupation external.

hostplants

Iridaceae, monophagous

Iris
pseudacorus
.

phenology

Larvae in May – June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (De Prins, 2005a).

NE recorded (Noctua, 2011).

(Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

From Britain to the Ukraine, and from Latvia to southern France (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

synonyms

Xystophora divisella.

notes

(Doets, 1949a) found the mines exclusively on irises growing under willows.

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Doets (1949a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1957a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Szőcs (1977a), De Prins (2005a).

mod 16.ii.2018