Phyllonorycter scopariella (Zeller, 1846)

broom midget

on Cytisus

parasite

Oviposition near the tip of a young shoot. From this point the larva makes a downward running gallery of 15-20 mm in the bark between two ridges.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Cytisus grandiflorus, multiflorus, scoparius, striatus.

phenology

Larvae from September to May the following year; pupation in the mine.

BENELUX

See Microlepidoptera.nl, Bladmineerders.be.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

pupa

Described by Gregor & Patocka, Patočka & Turčáni

references

Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Buhr (1937a), Buszko (1987a, 1992b), Emmet, Watkinson & Wilson (1985a), Gregor & Patocka (2001a), Hering (1957a), Kuchlein & Langohr (1998), A & Z Lastuvka (2006a, 2011a, 2014a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins, Steeman & Sierens (2016a), Robbins (1991a), Schmid (2012a), Sønderup (1949a), Szőcs (1977a).

mod 23.vii.2019