Scythris empetrella Karsholt & Nielsen, 1976

ling owlet

on Empetrum

parasite

Lavae in sand-covered silken tubes below and on the host plant.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Empetrum nigrum.

References to Calluna, Erica do not seem really supported.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva

Pictures on Lepiforum.

synonyms

Scythris variella (Stephens, 1834).

references

Emmet & Langmaid (2002b), Huisman, Kuchlein, van Nieukerken ao (1986a), Lepiforum (2020), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Wegner (2010a) .

mod 14.i.2020