Nemophora metallica (Poda, 1761)
on Knautia, Scabiosa
The young larvae live in the flower heads; later they live in a case as detritus-feeders in the litter.
The free-living larva lives for one or two years, and pupates after the winter.
distribution within Europe
Nemophora scabiosella (Scopoli, 1763).
Baldizzone (2004a), Heath & Pelham-Clinton (1983a(, Kurz (2016a), Schmid (2019a), Tourlan (2013a).