Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coptotriche szoecsi

Coptotriche szoecsi (Kasy, 1961)

mine

Upper-surface blotch; the inside is lined with silk that, when contracting, causes the mine to pucker somewhwat. Frass is ejected out of the mine. Pupation within the mine.host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Sanguisorba officinalis.

phenology

Larvae in August – September.

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Described by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

synonyms

Tischeria szoecsi.

notes

On plants in very wet situations.

references

Buszko (1987a), Hering 1957a # 4579), Kasy (1961a, 1965a, 1969a, 1985a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Segerer (2001a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a).

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