Caryocolum fibigerium Huemer, 1988

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

Young larvae “probably” make a short linear leaf mine; later they live between two spun leaves. Pupation in autumn.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Arenaria montana.

phenology

Active larvae from November to mid December.

distribution within Europe

Mediterranean zone, from Iberia to Greece.

references

Corley (2005a), Corley, Merckx, Cardoso, Dale,Marabuto, Maravalhas & Pires (2012a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a).

06/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017