Scrobipalpa brahmiella (von Heyden, 1862)

mine

More or less rounded blotch, a bit inflated, in the tip of the leaf or leaf segment; upper face wrinkled. Frass in the leaf apex; here also the larva hibernates. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Jurinea cyanoides, humilis, mollis; Serratula.

phenology

Larvae from October till April, and in July – August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Pyrenees, and from France to Romania and the Ukraine (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Reddish brown (Hering, 1957a).

synonyms

Gnorimoschema brahmiella.

references

Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1957a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Jansen (1999a), Sattler (1986a), Skala (1950a), Szőcs (1977a).

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