Lampronia rupellaOlle Pellmyr
Depicted in Razowski (1978). Wingspan 13-17 mm. Head rusty yellow. Forewing dark brown with purplish sheen and four pale yellow spots; a dorsal spot near the base at a positive angle, one at tornus, and two on the costa inside and outside tornal spot, respectively.
Host, Oviposition, and Larval Feeding Habits
Larva is said to feed on Adenostyles (Asteraceae) in the Alps, but this record is highly suspect. The adult appears in early summer.
Medvedyaev, G.S. 1978. Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Nauka Publ., Leningrad.
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.
Razowski, J. 1978. Motyle (Lepidoptera) Polski III: Adeloidea. Panstwowe wydawnictwo naukowe, Warsaw.
Svensson, I. 1993. Fjärilskalender. Self-published, Kristianstad, Sweden.
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