Scrobipalpa clintoni Povolný, 1968
on curled dock
The larva bores in the stem. Frass is ejected through a small opening that also serves es exit for the emerged moth. The pupa lies head-down in the stem. Hibernation as pupa. Mainly on plant near the sea shore just above the high tide water line.
Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous
Rumex confertus, crispus.
distribution within Europe
Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Deutschmann (2010a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Jansen (1999a), Sattler (1987a), Šulcs (1996a).