Bucculatrix artemisiella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

mine

The larvae slit the margin of the leaf, and from there make en ribbon-shaped fleck mine that appears as a transparent seam along the leaf margin.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia campestris, scoparia.

phenology

Larvae in April and July (Hering, 1930b), bivoltine, hibernation as egg or young larva Patočka, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Europe, with exception of the British Isles, the Mediterranean islands, and the Balkan Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Described by Patočka (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a); pupa in a spindle-shaped, greyish, finely ribbed cocoon.

synonyms

Bucculatrix artemisiae auct.

references

Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Biesenbaum (2010a, 2011a), Buszko (1992b), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1930b, 1957a), Kasy (1965a, 1983a), Klimesch (1937b, 1950c, 1956a), EM & L Laasonen (1983a), Patočka (1996a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Sønderup (1949a), Svensson (1971a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a).

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