Lep:Gelechiidae
  home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
35.036 Chrysoesthia sexguttella (Thunberg, 1794)
< back
large blotch mines are formed

 

Food Plant: Chenopodium (Goosefoot), Atriplex (Orache).

Mine: July, August - September

Pupa: On the ground in detritus

Notes: A large, whitish blotch sometimes occupying most or all of the leaf. The frass is mostly ejected from the mine

Data: 22.viii.2001, Amsterdam,The Netherlands

Image:© Willem Ellis

sponsored by Colin Plant Associates (UK) LLP/Consultant Entomologists

www.leafmines.co.uk