Neofriseria peliella (Treitschke, 1835)

white-spot groundling

mine

The young larva makes an irregular blotch in the young leaves. Later it lives free in a spinning at the base of the stem and the root crown.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosella.

phenology

mining larvae in April (- May) (Kaitila, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2011).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2011).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

All Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

larva

Body chocolate brown with minute black pinacula; head and prothoracic shield black; anal shield dirty greyish yellow with darker spots; thoracic feet black (Bland ao, 2002a).

pupa

Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Kaitila (1996a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Szabóky (2012a).

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