Stigmella lonicerarum (Frey, 1956)

on Lonicera

Stigmella lonicerarum: mine on Lonicera xylosteum

Lonicera xylosteum, Germany, Hesse, Volkmarsen-Hörle, 27.ix.2019 © Hubertus Trilling

Stigmella lonicerarum: larva

larva

mine

Oviposition upper- or lower-surface. Long, very narrow corridor, generally at first following the leaf margin, only little widened in the end. Frass in a narrow central line.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera caprifolium, nigra, tatarica, webbiana, xylosteum.

phenology

Mines in September – October.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009); however, found in Normandy (Skala, 1841a).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden and Finland to the Pyrenees, Italy and Bulgaria, and from France to Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Yellow.

synonyms

Nepticula lonicerarum.

references

Bengtsson (2008a), Borkowski (1969a), Diškus & Stonis (2012a), Gustafsson (1985a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1926b, 1957a), Johansson ao (1990a), Kurz (2016a), Laštuvka & Laštuvka (1997a), Maček (1999a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2006a), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala (1939a, 1941a), Steuer (1995a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Ureche (2010a).

mod 28.ix.2019