Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mompha conturbatella

Mompha conturbatella (Hübner, 1819)

large dark mompha

on Chamerion

parasite

Larvae among the tightly spun, more or less tubular, apical leaves. Pupation in an ochraceous fusiform cocoon.

host plants

Onagraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium latifolium

Records from Epilobium montanum, spicatum by Baldizzone need further confirmation.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Aarvik, Karsholt, Larsen & Schnack (1988a), Baldizzone (2004a, 2008a), Deutsch (2003a), Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Klimesch (1960a, 1989a), Koster & Sinev (2003a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Thomann (1956a), Wullaert (2015a).

Last modified 10.iv.2021