Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cauchas rufifrontella

Cauchas rufifrontella (Treitschke, 1833)

on Teesdalia


As testified by pictures by Rudolf Bryner on Lepiforum, 2019 the young larvae live in the fruits. Late they live in a case, made out of detritus, in the litter.
Contrary to the above, Triberti ao state that he young stages live on Valeriana officinalis.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Teesdalia nudicaulis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Kurz (2016a), Triberti, Longo Turri, Adami & Zanetti (2017a).

Last modified 18.x.2019