Scrobipalpa spergulariella (Chr├ętien, 1910)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

The larva spins groups of leaves together and mines them out, but may also live free in the inflorescence.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Spergularia azorica, media.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Sicily, Greek mainland, Crete (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

larva

Head light brown, prothoracic plate shining black. First two thoracic segments dark brownish red, remainder of yellowish green.

synonyms

Gnorimoschema spergulariella.

references

Hering (1957a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a).

24/07/2011

mod 28.vi.2017