Caryocolum leucomelanella (Zeller, 1839)

on Dianthus, Petrorhagia

gall

larva (a caterpillar) in a small stem gall; pupation in the soil.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Dianthus carthusianorum; Gypsophila fastigiata, paniculata; Petrorhagia prolifera, saxifraga.

synonyms

Caryocolum, Gelechia, Lita, Phtorimaea gypsophilae (Stainton, 1869).

references

Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Burmann (1949b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a “Gelechia gypsophila”), Huemer (2012a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Klimesch (1950c, 1953b), Schütze (1931a), Skala (1950a), Sønderup (1949a).

mod 18.vi.2018