Adela albicinctella Mann, 1852

on Salix


Pictures by Rudolf Bryner in Lepiforum, 2019 show that the young larvae bore in the female catkin. Soon they start making a case (initially from pappus) and feed then on detritus.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix caprea, glaucosericea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Kurz (2016a), Sauruck (0000a).

mod 28.viii.2019