Mirificarma cytisella (Treitschke, 1833)

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

Facultative miner: sometimes the larva spins two leaves upon each other and mines them partially out from that cover. The result is fundamentally a fleck mine: a mine with an opening, by way of which the leaf has been mined out, and that contains no frass.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Genista; Laburnum anagyroides; Lembotropis nigricans; Ononis spinosa.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From France, Germany, Poland, and Central Russia to the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1961a), Klimesch (1950c).

12/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017