Phyllonorycter alpina (Frey, 1956)
Lower-surface, long and narrow tentiform mine, generally between two lateral veins. Lower epidermis with one or more strong folds. Frass in a clump in the angle of the mine closest to the midrib. Cocoon white, peppered with frass grains.
Betulaceae, narrowly monophagous
At high altitudes (> 1000 m) one larva generation in September – October; in lower regions additionally a generation in July (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Germany to Italy, and from France to the Ukraine (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Described by Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).
Phyllonorycter hauderiella Rebel, 1913; Phyllonorycter rajella alpina, Ph. alniella alpina, Ph. alniella hauderiella, Ph. rajella hauderiella.
Deutsch (2012a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Gregor & Povolný (1950a), Hering (1947a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Klimesch (1950c), Maček (1999a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schmid (2019a), Schütze (1931a).