Gnorimoschema valesiella (Staudinger, 1877)

mine

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

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Erigeron acris; Solidago virgaurea.

phenology

Larvae in August.

distribution within Europe

Mountains of western Europe; also Iceland.

synonyms

Gnorimoschema valesiellum.

references

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

mod 9.ix.2019