Scrobipalpa atriplicella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841)

goosefoot groundling

mine

Young larvae make irregular corridor-like or blotch-like mines from a silken tube. The mines contain almost no frass.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Atriplex laciniata, patula, prostrata, tatarica; Beta vulgaris; Chenopodium album, ficifolium, hybridum, murale, quinoa; Halimione portulacoides.

phenology

Larvae in June and September – October (Jansen, 1999a, and in litt.).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

All Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Greenish yellow, with five pale pink length lines; head yellowish brown, prothoracic and anal plates green (Jansen, 1999a; Bland ao, 2002a).

pupa

Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

synonyms

Gnorimoschema atriplicellum, Lita atriplicella.

notes

A pest in Chenopodium quinoa cultivation (Huemer & Karsholt, 2010a).

references

Bland, Heckford & Langmaid (2002a), Elsner, Huemer & Tokár (1999a), Hering (1957a), Huemer (2012a), Huemer & Karsholt (2010a), Jansen (1999a), Kaitila (1996a), Kasy (1965a), Klimesch (1950c), Kozlov & Kullberg (2006a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Leutsch (2011a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sattler (1986a), Szőcs (1977a).

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