Phyllonorycter scitulella (Duponchel, 1843)
Lower surface tentiform mine with one strong fold in the lower epidermis. Pupa in the mine in a cocoon of at least 5 mm, that is almost entirely covered with frass.
Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous
distribution within Europe
From Czechia to Portugal, Italy, and Greece, and from France to the Ukraine (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
See Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a). Mesonotum, but not the metanotum, with a pit laterally near the rear margin. Cremaster with two pairs of spines. The outer pair is rather long and straight, except for the outward pointing end; then inner pair consists of two low thorns on a broad base.
Bouček (1959a), Gregor (1952a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Hering (1934a, 1957a), Kasy (1979a, 1987a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a).