Teleiopsis rosalbella (Fologne, 1862)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

Young larvae make a fairly straight corridor of c. 12 mm long and 0.5-0.8 mm wide, that suddenly widens into a small full depth blotch. Much frass in the corridor, none in the blotch. Older larvae live free in the upwards rolled leaf margin.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex scutatus.

phenology

Larvae in August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2011).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

From Belgium to Italy and Madeconia, and from Germany to France (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

larva

Mining larvae light brown; free living larvae uniformly pale green with yellowish head.

synonyms

Adrasteia, Gelechia rosalbella.

references

de Bros & Thomann (1952a), Dufrane (1955a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1957a), Janmoulle (1955a), Klimesch (1950c), Szőcs (1977a).

08/02/2011

mod 28.vi.2017