Fomoria viridissimella (Caradja, 1920)
Oviposition mostly at the underside of the leaf, near a thick vein. Here begins a long, slender, not very tortuous corridor, mostly in the centre of the leaf; frass in a narrow, green, frequently broken central line. The corridor abruptly widens into a large blotch with dispersed frass. Older mines turn violet red. Pupation outside the mine.
Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae in (June), July, (August).
distribution within Europe
Poland, Czechia, Austria, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Yellow, head brown, pronotum light brown.
Ectoedemia, Stigmella, viridissimella; Nepticula nowakowskii Toll, 1957.
Kasy (1987a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (1997a), van Nieukerken (1986a, 1987a), Skala (1939a), Toll (1957a).