Parafomoria tingitella (Walsingham, 1904)

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

Parafomoria tingitella mine

Tuberaria lignosa, Morocco: fragment of a mine; from van Nieukerken (1983b)

mine

Tortuous narrow corridor, ending in a small blotch. Frass in a broad brown line.

hostplants

Cistaceae, oligophagous

Helianthemum; Tuberaria lignosa.

phenology

Three or more generations per year; hibernation as larva or pupa, depending on temperature and humidity (Laštuvka A & Z, 2008a).

distribution within Europe

Portugal (Laštuvka A & Z, 2008a; van Nieukerken, 1983a).

synonyms

Stigmella tingitella.

references

Hering (1957a), Laštuvka A & Z (2008a), van Nieukerken (1983a, 1986a), Skala (1939a).

13/12/2011

mod 28.vi.2017