Caloptilia alchimiella (Scopoli, 1763)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES alchimiella
AUTHOR(Scopoli, 1763)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhalaena Alchimiella.
TYPE LOCALITY"Circa Idriam reperta"
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Scopoli, J. A. 1763. Entomologia Carniolica, exhibens Insecta Carnioliae indigena et distributa in Ordines. Genera, Species, Varietates Methodo Linnaeana. - — :I–XXXVI , 1–420 , 43 pls..
PAGINATION 254, nr 661

Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
crucifera (de Fourcroy, 1785) Synonym of species
franckella (Hübner, 1813) Synonym of species
hilaripennella (Treitschke, 1833) Synonym of species
sardiniella (Amsel, 1936) Synonym of species
swederella (Thunberg, 1788) Synonym of species
thunbergella (Fabricius, 1794) Synonym of species
thunbergii (Haworth, 1828) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Albania   Rebel, H. 1913b. Studien über die Lepidopterenfauna der Balkanländer. III. Teil. Sammelergebnisse aus Montenegro, Albanien, Mazedonien und Thrazien. - Annalen des kaiserlich-königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums. Wien 27:281–334. 332
Austria   Zeller, P. C. 1847b. Die Gracilarien. - Linnaea Entomologica 2:303–383, 585–586, pl. II. 316
Belarus   Merzheerskaya, O. I., Litvinova, A. N. & Molchanova, R. V. 1976. Lepidoptera of Belorussia. Catalogue. - — :1–30. 18
Belgium   De Sélys-Longchamps, E. 1844. Enumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. - Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2:1–32. 25
Bosnia and Herzegovina   Schawerda, K. 1913. Siebenter Nachtrag zur Lepidopterenfauna Bosniens und der Herzegowina. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 63:141–178. 177
Bulgaria   Rebel, H. 1903. Studien über die Lepidopterenfauna der Balkanländer. 1. Teil. Bulgarien und Ostrumelien. - Annalen des kaiserlich-königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums. Wien 18:123–346. 340
Croatia   Mann, J. 1867a. Schmetterlinge gesammelt im J. 1866 um Josefsthal in der croat. Militärgrenze. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 17:63–76, pl. 9. 73
Czech Republic   Nickerl, O. 1894. Catalogus insectorum faunae bohemicae III. Die Kleinschmetterlinge (Microlepidoptera) Böhmens. - — :i–vi,1–38. 28
Estonia   Frey, H. 1856. Die Tineen and Pterophoren der Schweiz. - — :1–430. 230
Finland   Tengström, J. M. J. 1848. Bidrag till Finlands Fjäril-Fauna. - Notiser ur Sallskapets pro Fauna et Flora Fennica Förhandlingar 1:69–164. 144 (as franckella)
France   Thunberg, C. P. 1788. Insecta Suecica. D. D. Museum Naturalium Academiae Upsalensis. Partem Sextam. Consensu exp. Fac. Med. Upsal. Praesidae Carol. Pet. Thunberg. - — 6:[chapter pagination: 69–84, 1 pl.]. 80 (as swederella)
Germany   Treitschke, F. 1833. Die Schmetterlinge von Europa. - — 9(2):1–294. 196 (as hilaripennella)
Germany   Biesenbaum, W. 2016. Ein Beitrag zur Kleinschmetterlingsfauna des Niederbergischen Landen (Nordrhein-Westfalen) (Microlepidoptera). - Melanargia, Nachrichten der Arbeitsgemeinschaft rheinisch-westfälischer Lepidopterologen 28(2):41–49. 43
Hungary   Zeller, P. C. 1847b. Die Gracilarien. - Linnaea Entomologica 2:303–383, 585–586, pl. II. 316
Ireland   Meyrick, E. 1927a. A revised handbook of British Lepidoptera. - — :1–914. 791
Italy   Zeller, P. C. 1850a. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Jos. Mann beobachteten Toscanischen Microlepidoptera. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 11(5):139–162. 160 (as franckella)
Italy Sardinia Amsel, H. G. 1936c. Zur Kenntnis der Kleinschmeterlingsfauna Sardiniens. - Veröffentlichungen aus dem Deutschen Kolonial- und Übersee-Museum in Bremen 1(3):344–365, pl.15. 362
Italy   Glerean, P. & Triberti, P. 2015. The Gracillariidae of the Usvelli's collection (Lepidoptera). - Gortania Atti del Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale 36((2014)):61–68. 63
Kazakhstan   Kuznetzov, V. I. 1981. Fam. Gracillariidae (Lithocolletiidae) - leaf blotch miners. In: Medvedev, G. S. (Ed.), A guide to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Lepidoptera. Vol. 4. Lepidoptera. Part 2. - — :1–786, Chapter pagination:149–311. 184
Latvia   Lienig, F. 1846. Lepidopterische Fauna von Lievland und Curland. - Isis, oder enzyklopädische Zeitung von Oken (1846)(3–4):175–302. 297 (as franckella)
Lithuania   Ivinskis, P. & Pakalniškis, S.Wagner 1984. Microlepidoptera of Lithuania (Gracillariidae). - Lietuvos TSR Mokslu Akademijos darbai 1(85):26–36. 27
Luxembourg   Wagner-Rollinger, C. 1974. Les lépidoptères du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (et des régions limitrophes). - Archives de l'Institut Grand-Ducal, Section des Sciences 36:285–358. 307
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of   Daniel, F., Forster, W. & Osthelder, L. 1951. Beiträge zur Lepidopterenfauna Mazedoniens. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 2:1–78. 75
Netherlands   de Graaf, H. W. 1853. Nederlandsche schubvleugelige insekten [Lepidoptera]. –- In: Herklots, J. A. Bouwstoffen voor eene fauna van Nederland. Eerste deel. - — :1–57. 48 (as franckella)
Norway   Strand, E. 1901. Beitrag zur Schmetterlingsfauna Norwegens. - Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 39:25–72. 40
Poland   Büttner, F. O. 1880. Die pommerschen, insbesondere die Stettiner Mikrolepidoptern [sic]. - Stettiner entomologische Zeitung 41:383–473. 451
Portugal   Mendes D'Azevedo, C. 1910a. Lepidopteros de Portugal. I. Lepidopteros dos arredores de Torres Vedras. II. Lepidopteros de Val de Rosa (Caparica do Monte) em 12 e 13 de abril. III. Lepidopteros de Campolide (Lisboa). - Broteria, Revista de Sciencias naturaes, Serie Zoologica 9:110–129.  
Romania   Caradja, A. 1899. Zusammenstellung der bisher in Rumänien beobachteten Microlepidopteren. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 12:171–218. 208
Russian Federation European Part Caradja, A. 1920. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der geographischen Verbreitungder Mikrolepidopteren des palaearktischen Faunengebietes nebst Beschreibung neuer Formen. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 34:75–179. 155
Russian Federation European Part (Ural) Martynova, E. F. 1952. Osobennosti fauny tsheshuekrylykh yuzhnogo Priuralya i ee znatshanie dlya stepnogo lesorasvedeniya. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 11:66–91. 85
Serbia   Rebel, H. & Zerny, H. 1931. Wissenschaftliche ergebnisse der im auftrage und mit kosten der akademie der wissenschaften in Wien im jahre 1918 entsendeten expedition nach Nordalbanien. - Denkschriften österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse 103:37–61. 155
Slovakia   Hrubý, K. 1964. Prodromus Lepidopterorum Slovaciae. - — :962 pp.. 214
Spain   Notario, A., Castresana, L., Cifuentes, J., Exposito, A. & Vives Moreno, A. 2007. Contribution to the elaboration of the Systematic Catalogue of the Lepidoptera present in Monte Quintos de Mora in the Yebenes (Toledo, Spain). - Investigación Agraria: Sistemas y Recursos Forestales 16(2):197–203. 199
Sweden   Thunberg, C. P. 1788. Insecta Suecica. D. D. Museum Naturalium Academiae Upsalensis. Partem Sextam. Consensu exp. Fac. Med. Upsal. Praesidae Carol. Pet. Thunberg. - — 6:[chapter pagination: 69–84, 1 pl.]. 80
Switzerland   Frey, H. 1856. Die Tineen and Pterophoren der Schweiz. - — :1–430. 230
Turkey   Mann, J. 1862. Verzeichniss der im Jahre 1851 bei Brussa in Kleinasien gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 12(6):356-409, 1 pl.. 405 (as franckella)
Ukraine   Sovinsky, W. 1926. "Microlepidoptera" aus der umgegend der biologischen Dnjepr-Station der ukrainischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Bez. Oster, Gouv. Tschernigow). - Travaux de la Station biologique du Dnièpre 1:251–266. 263
United Kingdom   Gilmore, D., Slade, D. & Stewart, B. 2014. Moths of Glamorgan. - — :422. 252
United Kingdom   Thunberg, C. P. 1788. Insecta Suecica. D. D. Museum Naturalium Academiae Upsalensis. Partem Sextam. Consensu exp. Fac. Med. Upsal. Praesidae Carol. Pet. Thunberg. - — 6:[chapter pagination: 69–84, 1 pl.]. 80 (as swederella)

Notes:  Recorded from U.S.A. (Atlantic States) by Dyar (1903: 560), misidentification. The record of Japan (Matsumura 1931: 1100) is a misidentification of Tinea stigmatella Fabricius, 1781 (see Kumata 1982a: 32).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica   Douglas, J. W. 1853. Contribution towards the Natural History of British Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, N. S. 2(4):119–124, pls. 13, 14. 123
Fagaceae Quercus dalechampii Slovakia Skuhravý, V., Hrubik, P., Skuhravá, M. & Pozgaj, J. 1998. Occurrence of insects associated with nine Quercus species (Fagaceae) in cultured plantations in southern Slovakia during 1987-1992. - Journal of Applied Entomology 122(4):149–155. 150
Fagaceae Quercus frainetto Slovakia Skuhravý, V., Hrubik, P., Skuhravá, M. & Pozgaj, J. 1998. Occurrence of insects associated with nine Quercus species (Fagaceae) in cultured plantations in southern Slovakia during 1987-1992. - Journal of Applied Entomology 122(4):149–155. 150
Fagaceae Quercus petraea Poland Buszko, J. & Baraniak, E. 1989. Studies on the mining Lepidoptera of Poland. IV. Mining Lepidoptera of the Bielinek Reserve. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 59:223–234. 228
Fagaceae Quercus petraea Austria Skala, H. 1938. Einiges über Falter-Minen aus dem Mediterrangebiet. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 23:8–10, 30–31, 43–46. 124
Fagaceae Quercus petraea Slovakia Skuhravý, V., Hrubik, P., Skuhravá, M. & Pozgaj, J. 1998. Occurrence of insects associated with nine Quercus species (Fagaceae) in cultured plantations in southern Slovakia during 1987-1992. - Journal of Applied Entomology 122(4):149–155. 150
Fagaceae Quercus petraea Italy Klimesch, J. 1950. Contibuto alla fauna Lepidopterologica del Trentino. - Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali, Rivista del "Museo di Storia Naturale della Venezia Tridentina" 27(1–3):11–68. 45
Fagaceae Quercus polycarpa Bulgaria Buszko, J. & Beshkov, S. 2004. A preliminary survey of leafmining moths (Insecta: Lepidopetra: Microlepidoptera) of the Bulgarian part of Eastern Rhodopes. In: Beron, P. & Popov, A. (Eds.), Biodiversity of Bulgaria. 2. Biodiversity of Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece). - — :723–733. 272
Fagaceae Quercus polycarpa Slovakia Skuhravý, V., Hrubik, P., Skuhravá, M. & Pozgaj, J. 1998. Occurrence of insects associated with nine Quercus species (Fagaceae) in cultured plantations in southern Slovakia during 1987-1992. - Journal of Applied Entomology 122(4):149–155. 150
Fagaceae Quercus pubescens Slovakia Skuhravý, V., Hrubik, P., Skuhravá, M. & Pozgaj, J. 1998. Occurrence of insects associated with nine Quercus species (Fagaceae) in cultured plantations in southern Slovakia during 1987-1992. - Journal of Applied Entomology 122(4):149–155. 150
Fagaceae Quercus pubescens Poland Buszko, J. & Baraniak, E. 1989. Studies on the mining Lepidoptera of Poland. IV. Mining Lepidoptera of the Bielinek Reserve. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 59:223–234. 228
Fagaceae Quercus pubescens Slovenia Gutzwiller, F., Dedeine, F., Kaiser, W., Giron, D. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2015. Correlation between the green-island phenotype and Wolbachia infections during the evolutionary diversification of Gracillariidae leaf-mining moths. - Ecology and Evolution . Suppl. table S1
Fagaceae Quercus robur Poland Buszko, J. & Baraniak, E. 1989. Studies on the mining Lepidoptera of Poland. IV. Mining Lepidoptera of the Bielinek Reserve. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 59:223–234. 228
Fagaceae Quercus robur Norway Opheim, M. 1977. Revision of Microlepidoptera in the collections of Zoological Museum, Oslo I. - Atalanta Norvegica 3(1):5–15. 8
Fagaceae Quercus robur Hungary Seprös, I. 1985a. Main Phytophagous Microlepidopters. I. Leaf miners. - — :279 pp.. 39
Fagaceae Quercus robur Russia Martynova, E. F. 1952. Osobennosti fauny tsheshuekrylykh yuzhnogo Priuralya i ee znatshanie dlya stepnogo lesorasvedeniya. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 11:66–91. 85
Fagaceae Quercus robur Slovakia Skuhravý, V., Hrubik, P., Skuhravá, M. & Pozgaj, J. 1998. Occurrence of insects associated with nine Quercus species (Fagaceae) in cultured plantations in southern Slovakia during 1987-1992. - Journal of Applied Entomology 122(4):149–155. 150
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Latvia Lienig, F. 1846. Lepidopterische Fauna von Lievland und Curland. - Isis, oder enzyklopädische Zeitung von Oken (1846)(3–4):175–302. 297
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Norway Opheim, M. 1977. Revision of Microlepidoptera in the collections of Zoological Museum, Oslo I. - Atalanta Norvegica 3(1):5–15. 8
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Lithuania Ivinskis, P., Pakalniškis, S. & Puplesis, R. 1985. Augalus minuojantys vabzdziai. - — :1–240. 79
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Netherlands de Graaf, H. W. & Snellen, P. C. T. 1866. Microlepidoptera in Nederland waargenomen. — In: Herklots, J. A. Bouwstoffen voor eene Fauna van Nederland 3. - — :234–317. 271
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Belarus de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 87
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Austria Mitterberger, K. 1909. Verzeichnis der im Kronlande Salzburg bisher beobachteten Mikrolepidopteren. - — :1–358. 277
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Slovakia Hrubý, K. 1964. Prodromus Lepidopterorum Slovaciae. - — :962 pp.. 214
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Italy Baldizzone, G. 2004. I Microlepidoptera del Parco Naturale Alpi Marittime (Italia, Piemonte) (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali – Torino 22(1):1–318. 30
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Sweden Benander, P. 1944. Sveriges Lithocolletider (Gracilariidae) [sic]. - Opuscula Entomologica 9:79–137. 132
Fagaceae Quercus sp. United Kingdom Douglas, J. W. 1853. Contribution towards the Natural History of British Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, N. S. 2(4):119–124, pls. 13, 14. 123
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Romania Draghia, I. 1972. Insectes mineurs de l'entomofaune du "Grind" de Caraorman, Delta du Danube. - Travaux du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle "Grigore Antipa" 12:221–228. 223
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Switzerland Frey, H. 1856. Die Tineen and Pterophoren der Schweiz. - — :1–430. 230
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Germany Trägardh, I. 1913. Contributions towards the comparative morphology of the trophi of the lepidopterous leaf-miners. - Arkiv för Zoologi 8(9):1–49. 197

*   The record of Fagus sp. (Treitschke 1833: 197) needs confirmation.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Apanteles circumscriptus   Fulmek, L. Z. 1962. Parasitinsekten der Blattminierer Europas. - — :203 pp. 87
Braconidae Microgaster rufipes   Fulmek, L. Z. 1962. Parasitinsekten der Blattminierer Europas. - — :203 pp. 87
Braconidae Microgaster subincompletus   Fulmek, L. Z. 1962. Parasitinsekten der Blattminierer Europas. - — :203 pp. 87
Braconidae Rhysipolis hariolator Poland Marczak, P. & Buszko, J. 1993. Braconid wasps (Hypneoptera, Braconidae) reared from mining Lepidoptera. - Wiadomosci Entomologiczne 12(4):259–272. 262
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides splendens United Kingdom Bryan, G. 1980a. The British species of Achrysocharoides (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). - Systematic Entomology 5(3):245–262.  
Ichneumonidae Campoplex sp. Poland Sawoniewicz, J. & Buszko, J. 1994. Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) reared from mining Lepidoptera in Poland. - Wiadomosci Entomologiczne 13(1):55–61. 58
Ichneumonidae Diadegma pusio Poland Sawoniewicz, J. & Buszko, J. 1994. Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) reared from mining Lepidoptera in Poland. - Wiadomosci Entomologiczne 13(1):55–61. 60
Ichneumonidae Scambus brevicornis Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1905b. Hyménoptères parasites obtenus de quelques nymphes de Microlépidoptères et d'autres nymphes. - Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 49:205. 205
Ichneumonidae Scambus calobatus   Fulmek, L. Z. 1962. Parasitinsekten der Blattminierer Europas. - — :203 pp. 87