Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scythris vittella

Scythris vittella (Costa, 1834)

on Helianthemum

parasite

Larva in a fine, off-white silken tube between the leaves and roots. Pupation in the same tube.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Helianthemum canum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

See Krone.

pupa

Yellowish brown.

synonyms

Scythris restigerella Zeller, 1839.

references

Krone (1904a), Sch├╝tze (1931a).

Last modified 22.xii.2019