Phyllonorycter hesperiella (Staudinger, 1859)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES hesperiella
AUTHOR(Staudinger, 1859)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis Hesperiella.
TYPE LOCALITY[Spain], Chiclana.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Staudinger, O. 1859. Diagnosen nebst kurzen Beschreibungen neuer andalusischer Lepidopteren. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 20:211–259.
PAGINATION 256

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Portugal   Laštuvka, A. & Laštuvka, Z. 2006. The European Phyllonorycter species feeding on the plants of the tribe Genisteae (Fabaceae), with descriptions of twelve new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis 54(7):65–83. 69
Spain   Staudinger, O. 1859. Diagnosen nebst kurzen Beschreibungen neuer andalusischer Lepidopteren. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 20:211–259. 256

Notes:  Perhaps also in N. Africa (Lastuvka et al. 2013: 258).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Retama monosperma Portugal Laštuvka, A. & Laštuvka, Z. 2006. The European Phyllonorycter species feeding on the plants of the tribe Genisteae (Fabaceae), with descriptions of twelve new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis 54(7):65–83. 69
Fagaceae Quercus coccifera Spain Staudinger, O. 1859. Diagnosen nebst kurzen Beschreibungen neuer andalusischer Lepidopteren. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 20:211–259. 256
Fagaceae Quercus robur Spain Minà-Palumbo, F. 1884. Lepidotteri Druofagi. - Naturalista Siciliano 4:16–20. 18
*   Blotch mine on underside of leaf.