Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bucculatrix alpina

Bucculatrix alpina Frey, 1870

Lepidoptera, Bucculatricidae

mine

Not described, probably not much different from the mine of B. nigricomella.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Leucanthemum pallens; Staehelina dubia.

phenology

Larvae in February, March (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2010), Iberia (Z & A Laštůvka, 2009b).

synonyms

Bucculatrix leucanthemella Constant, 1895.

references

Burmann (1991a), Hering (1957a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), Triberti (1980b).

15/11/2014

Last modified 18.vii.2017