Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scythris dissimilella

Scythris dissimilella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

on Helianthemum

mine

The larva lives in a silken tube at the underside of the ground leaves.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Helianthemum nummularium.

phenology

Larvae in May – June (Schütze, 1931a)

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2011).

NE recorded (Kuchlein ao, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2011)

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to Spain and Italy, and from France to Macedonia (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

egg, larva

see Muus.

pupa

Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

references

Kuchlein, Bot & Schreurs (1999a), Muus (2022b), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Requena & Pérez De-Gregorio (2017b), Schütze (1931a), Sutter (1994a).

Last modified 14.ii.2022