Oryxolaemus flavifemoratus (Herbst, 1797)

Oryxolaemus flavifemoratus: mine on Genista tinctoria

>Genista tinctoria, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Bailièvre © Stéphane Claerebout

Oryxolaemus flavifemoratus: mine on Genista tinctoria

detail

Oryxolaemus flavifemoratus mine

Genista tinctoria, Belgium, prov. Liège, Theux, Le Rocheux; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

mine

Primary full depth, whitish, blotch without a preceding corridor in the apical half of a leaflet; oviposition within the leaf tissue. All frass is deposited on floor and roof of an oval central section of the mine; this section puffs up and soon becomes a bean-shaped black cocoon. Here in the end pupation takes place.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus albus, scoparius (?), supinus; Genista anglica, germanica, pilosa, sagittalis, scorpius, tinctoria; Lembotropis nigricans; Spartium junceum.

phenology

Larvae in April-June (Scherf, 1964a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Curculionidae.be, 2010).

NE not recorded (Vorst, 2010a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Denmark and Poland to Italy and from France to Roumania (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

synonyms

Apion flavifemoratum; A. flavofemoratum (misspelling); Apion femoratum auct.

references

Beiger (1979a), Ehret (1990a), Giusto (1997a), Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1930a, 1957a), Maček (1999a), Reinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Scherf (1964a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Vorst (2010a).

18/01/2017

pub 18.i.2017 · mod 31.vii.2017