“Apterona paludella” Dannehl, 1929

Lepidoptera, Psychidae

mine

Fleck mine; hole not precisely round, margin without a fringe of stubbles of bitten silk; larva in a helicoidal case.

hostplants

polyphagous

Alnus; Caltha palustris; Lythrum salicaria.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Described fom norhern Italy.

notes

De species is not mentioned in the Fauna Europaea (2009), the name almost certainly is a synonym, probably of A. helicoidella.

references

Hering (1957a), Skala (1948a).

29/02/2012

mod 17.vii.2017