Schistophila laurocistella Chr├ętien, 1899

Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae

mine

The mine begins at a brown spot near the petiole; there starts a corridor that follows the leaf margin and widens into a blotch in the leaf tip; finally branches extend from there back into the blade.

hostplants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Cistus.

phenology

Larvae from july till the following spring.

BENELUX

BENot known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

France, Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

references

Hering (1957a).

07/02/2011

mod 28.vi.2017