Scrobipalpa clintoni Povolný, 1968

atlantic groundling

on curled dock

parasite

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.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex confertus, crispus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Deutschmann (2010a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Jansen (1999a), Sattler (1987a), Šulcs (1996a).

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