Ectoedemia spiraeae Gregor & Povolný, 1983

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

mine

Egg at the underside of the leaf, against the midrib, often in a vein axil. The mine begins as a corridor following a vein, occasionally the leaf margin, filled with brown, dispersed frass. The corridor abruptly widens into a large, irregular blotch with blackish dispersed frass.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Spiraea media.

phenology

Larvae are found in September – October; probably univoltine (van Nieukerken, 1985a).

distribution within Europe

Slovakia, Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Stigmella spireae Gregor & Povolný, 1955.

references

Hering (1957a, 1961a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a), van Nieukerken (1985a, 1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2010a), Szőcs (1968a, 1977a).

18/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017