Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aroga velocella

Aroga velocella (Duponchel, 1838)

dusky groundling

on Rumex


Larvae in sand-covered silken tubes among the plants.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosella.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum.

Gelechia velocella.


Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Lepiforum (2020), Sch├╝tze (1931a).

Last modified 6.ii.2020