Urodeta hibernella (Staudinger, 1859)

Lepidoptera, Momphidae

Urdeta hibernella: mine on Helianthemum syriacum

Helianthemum syriacum, Spain, Almería, Enix © Ginny & Peter Clarke

Urdeta hibernella: mine on Helianthemum syriacum

upperside view

Urdeta hibernella: larva

larva

Urdeta hibernella: pupa

pupa

mine

Elongated, slightly puckered, full depth blotch, without an initial corridor; all frass concentrated in the lowest part of the mine. Larvae leave their mine and restart elsewehere. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Cistaceae, oligophagous

Cistus monspeliensis; Helianthemum syriacum.

phenology

Larvae from March on (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

France, Corsica, Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Urodeta cisticolella Stainton, 1869.

references

Hering (1957a), Koster & Sinev (2003a).

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