Fomoria eriki (A & Z Laštůvka 2000)

Fomoria eriki mines

Hypericum perfoliatum (left) H. olympicum (right); from A & Z Laštuvka (2000b)

mine

Narrow, tortuous corridor, abruptly widening into a large blotch with a central concentration of frass. Pupation within the mine.

hostplants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum olympicum, perfoliatum.

phenology

Larvae and pupae have been found in June, but probably there are several generations per year.

distribution within Europe

Macedonia, Greece (mainland)

synonyms

Ectoedemia eriki.

notes

Mines cannot reliably be distinguished from those of E. septembrella.

references

Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2000b).

mod 2.iii.2018