Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perittia herrichiella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 (260
Forewing length 3.5-4.0 mm (1)
Widespread in Europe. Introduced in N. America
Larvae are leaf miners of Lonicera alpigena, Lonicera periclymenum, Lonicera tatarica, Lonicera xylosteum and Symphoricarpos albus.
Hibernates as a pupa in a cocoon under the bark of the host plant. (1)