Ochsenheimeria vacculella Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1842
Not described. The first instar lave mines in a leaf; after that it lives as a stem borer.
Can reach pest status on Secale.
Larvae in April – May (Emmet, 1985b).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2011).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2011).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia to Iberia, The Alps and Romania, and from Britain to the Ukraine (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
Very slender; whitish, prothoracic plate blackish brown, anal plate light brown.
Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Davis (1975a), Emmet (1995b), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a).