Mompha sturnipennella (Treitschke, 1833)
Chamerion angustifolium, Belgium, prov. Namur, Gesves © Jean-Yves Baugnée
larvae in opened gall
Chamerion angustifolium, France, Rhône-Alpes, Haute-Savoie, Les Contamines, 1200 m; © Arnold Grosscurt. The striking colour of the larvae may be a sign that the larva is about to pupate, but may also be caused by the fact that the larva is parasitised (the tiny parasitoid larva is visible at right).
Chamerion angustifolium, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Mouscron; © Stéphane Claerebout: larva of the summer generation
only the spring generation lives as a borer; the larvae of the summer generation live in the fruits, without any outwards sign of their presence.
Mompha nodicolella Fuchs, 1902.
Buhr (1964a), Chinery (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Koops (2013a), Koster & Sinev (2003a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2006a, 2010a), Krogerus & Schantz (1970a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Szőcs (1977a), Wullaert (2015a).