Scrobipalpa corleyi Huemer & Karsholt, 2010a

mine

Mines (blotches?) without frass, starting in the basal part of the leaf. The larve mines several leaves. The mined leaves, that occur just below the apex of the stem, are kept together by silk, forming a withered bunch. Pupation outside the mine in a tough cocoon.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Phalacrocarpum oppositifolium, sericeum.

phenology

Larvae were observed in September; probably only one generation.

distribution within Europe

Portugal.

references

Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a).

mod 11.ii.2018