Mantura matthewsi (Stephens, 1832)

Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae

mine

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

hostplants

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

Beenen & Winkelman (1993a), Cox (2007a), Doguet (19964a), Hering (1928a, 1930a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Robbins (1991a).

17/02/2011

mod 28.vi.2017