Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mantura matthewsi

Mantura matthewsi (Stephens, 1832)

mine

Corridor-blotch; frass irregular, compact, partly in clusters or threads. No egg shell visible at start of mine. Larva with thoracic feet, without prolegs. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Cistaceae, monophagous

Helianthemum nummularium.

phenology

Larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a); univoltine, adults hibernate (Cox, 2007a; Doguet, 1994a).

BENELUX

BE recorded Cox (2007a).

NE not recorded by Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), but cited by Cox (2007a).

LUX recorded Cox (2007a).

distribution within Europe

From Britain to the Ukraine and southwards (Cox, 2007a).

larva

undescribed (Cox, 2007a).

pupa

undescribed (Cox, 2007a).

notes

The species’ name is spelled mathewsi in the Fauna Europaea (2007).

references

Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), Cox (2007a), Doguet (19964a), Hering (1928a, 1930a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a), Robbins (1991a).

Last modified 13.vii.2020