Thiotricha subocellea (Stephens, 1834)

eyelet sober

on Lamiaceae

parasite

The larvae make a Coleophora-like case out of calyx fragments They live freely on the inflorescence, feeding on the ripening fruits. The larva hibernates in its case.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Mentha aquatica; Origanum vulgare; Satureja montana; Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

puparium

See Patočka.

synonyms

Reuttia subocellea.

references

Bland, Corley, Emmet ao (2002a), Huemer (1993b), van Nieukerken, Gielis, Huisman ao (1993a), Patočka (1997a), van Roosmalen, Wijker & Knijnsberg (2013a).

mod 7.viii.2019