Phyllonorycter scabiosella (Douglas, 1853)
Scabiosa columbaria, Spain, Castilla y Leon: Cain, Rio Cares; © Jean-Yves Baugnée
Large, lower-surface tentiform mine with several folds that cause the leaf to contract strongly. Leaf around the mine often coloured violet. Pupa in a cocoon, frass in a corner of the mine. Mainly on seedlings and ground leaves.
Scabiosa columbaria, ochroleuca, triandra.
Larvae in July – August, then again, hibernating, in October – April (Emmet ao, 1985a).
BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
NE recorded (Langohr, 1975a).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
distribution within Europe
From Britain to South Russia, and from Germany and Poland to Spain and Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
Described by Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).
Deschka (2014a), Emmet, Watkinson & Wilson (1985a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2004a), Kuznetzov & Baryshnikova (2006a), Langohr (1975a), Laštůvka, Laštůvka, Liška ao (1992a), Matošević, Pernek, Dubravac & Barić (2009a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Szabóky (2013a).