Lampronia provectellaOlle Pellmyr
Depicted in Razowski (1978). Wingspan 16-19 mm. Forewing grayish brown with fuscous sheen yellow, with prominent light tornal spot. Hindwings somewhat lighter than forewing, gray.
Larva feeds on buds of Rosa, particularly R. pendulina, evidently as late-instar larvae in the spring. Pupation takes place "between shoots", and the adult ecloses within a week, usually in May or June, according to Huemer.
Huemer, P. 1988. Kleinschmetterlinge an Rosaceae unter besondered Berücksichtigung ihrer Vertikalverbreitung. Neue entomol. Nachr. 20.
Kozlov, M.A. 1996. Incurvariidae and Prodoxidae (Lepidoptera) from Siberia and the Russian Far East, with descriptions of two new species. Entomol. Fenn. 7:55-62.
Medvedyaev, G.S. 1978. Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Nauka Publ., Leningrad.
Razowski, J. 1978. Motyle (Lepidoptera) Polski III: Adeloidea. Panstwowe wydawnictwo naukowe, Warsaw
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