Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828)

plain fanner

mine

The larvae primarily live as stem borers, but now and then a brief excursion into the base of a leaf. Pupation between the roots.

hostplants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Luzula campestris.

The possible occurrence on Festuca (Hering, 1957a) needs further confirmation.

phenology

Larvae in March, April (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Britain to Iberia and Italy, and from France to Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Body very pale rose pink; pinacula small. Head shining amber. Prothoracic and anal plates ochre; moreover three plates on abd-8 and one on abd-9 (Pelham-Clinton, 1985a).

references

Hering (1957a), Pelham-Clinton (1985a), Robbins (199a).

mod 25.xi.2018