Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Monochroa divisella

Monochroa divisella (Douglas, 1850)

scarce marsh neb

on Iris

mine

Large, full depth blotch. Pupation external.

host plants

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), Huemer (2002b), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Szőcs (1977a), De Prins (2005a), Roweck & Savenkov (2010a), Triberti, Longo Turri, Adami & Zanetti (2017a).

Last modified 5.ii.2020