Phyllonorycter agilella (Zeller, 1846)

mine

Lower-surface, less often upper-surface, weakly folded tentiform mine; the folded side of the mine whitish. Pupa is a very loose cocoon (seems to lay free in the mine).

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus “campestris”, glabra, laevis, minor.

phenology

Larvae from May till August (Hering, 1957a); hibernation as adult (Gregor & Patočka, 2001a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Latvia and Central Russia to the Pyrenees, Italy, and Bulgaria, and from France to East Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

pupa

Described by Gregor & Patočka (2001a) and Patočka & Turčáni (2005a). Cremaster with two pairs, rather weak spines; those of the inner pair close together, those of outer pair hooklike, bent backwards.

synonyms

Lithocolletis agilella.

references

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Microlepidoptera in Bayern (2010a), Beiger (1979a), Buhr (1937a, 1964a), Buszko (1992b), Deutschmann (2008a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Jaworski (2009a), Kollár (2007a), Kollár & Hrubík (2009a), Kuznetzov & Baryshnikova (2006a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (2004a), Schütze (1931a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Šulcs (1996a), Surányi (1942a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a), Yefremova & Kravchenko (2015a).

mod 14.i.2019