Teleiopsis lunariella (Walsingham, 1908)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

Teleiopsis lunariella mine

Rumex lunaria; uit Hering (1957a)

mine

Large, glassy blotch from which all frass has been ejected. The blotch lies against the leaf margin, that curls over the mine somwhat. The larva may also bore in a young shoot. Pupation external.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex lunaria.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

synonyms

Gelechia lunariella.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1984a).

16/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017