Gnorimoschema valesiella (Staudinger, 1877)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

The larva mines the lower leaves from a silken tube on or below the ground.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Erigeron acris; Solidago virgaurea.

phenology

Larvae in August.

distribution within Europe

Mountains of western Europe; also Iceland.

references

Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Kaitila (1996a), Šulcs (1996a).

16/04/2011

mod 28.vi.2017