Mirificarma mulinella (Zeller, 1839)

gorse groundling

on broom, gorse, etc.

parasite

The larva bores in a leaf bud, rarely in a pod.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Calicotome spinosa; Cytisus grandiflorus, scoparius; Genista germanica, tinctoria; Lembotropis nigricans; Lupinus arboreus; Ulex europaeus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Gelechia mulinella.

notes

The relation indicated by Houard between “Gelechia mulinella” and Bartsia aspera is incorrect.

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Houard (1909a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Pinzari, Pinzari & Zilli (2013a), Tavares (1905a).

mod 21.viii.2019