Glyphipterix fuscoviridella (Haworth, 1828)
The larvae primarily live as stem borers, but now and then a brief excursion into the base of a leaf. Pupation between the roots.
The possible occurrence on Festuca (Hering, 1957a) needs further confirmation.
Larvae in March, April (Hering, 1957a).
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).
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).
Hering (1957a), Pelham-Clinton (1985a), Robbins (199a).