Scrobipalpa portosanctana (Stainton, 1859)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

Scrobipalpa portosanctana mine

Lycium barbarum, Spain; from Hering (1936b)

mine

The larva spins two leaves together and mines them out from the outside. All frass is deposited in the space between the leaves.

hostplants

Solanaceae, monophagous

Lycium barbarum, europaeum.

distribution within Europe

France, Spain, Sardinia, Italy, Madeira (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Grey, dorsally with dark length lines; head and pronotum blackish.

synonyms

Phthorimaea, Scrobipalpa gallincolella Mann, 1872; Gnorimoschema lyciellum (Walsingham, 1900); Gnorimoschema philolycii Hering, 1957.

references

Aguiar & Karsholt (2006a), Hering (1927a, 1936b, 1957a); Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Skala (1950).

28/07/2011

mod 28.vi.2017