Leaf-miner: Broad, transparant (full depth) gallery. Pupation external (Bladmineerders van Europa).
Larva: The larvae of moths have a head capsule and chewing mouthparts with opposable mandibles (see video of a gracillarid larva feeding), six thoracic legs and abdominal legs (see examples).
Two, rather different descriptions exist about the appearance of the larva. See (Bland et al., 2002a) (Bladmineerders van Europa).
Pupa: The pupae of moths have visible head appendages, wings and legs which lie in sheaths (see examples).
Described by Patočka and Turčáni (2005a) (Bladmineerders van Europa).
The adult is not illustrated in UKMoths (check for update). The male and female genitalia are illustrated by the Lepidoptera
Triglochin maritimum is
treated as Triglochin maritima (Sea Arrowgrass) and Triglochin
palustre is treated as Triglochin
palustris (Marsh Arrowgrass) by Stace (2010).
Hosts in Great Britain & Ireland:
of year - larvae: Currently unknown.
of year - adults: Currently unknown.
in Great Britain & Ireland: Britain (Karsholt and van Nieukerken in Fauna Europaea).
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elsewhere: Widespread in continental Europe including Austria,
Danish mainland, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Norwegian mainland, Poland
and Sweden (Karsholt and van Nieukerken in Fauna Europaea).
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British and Irish Parasitoids in Britain and elsewhere: Currently unknown.