Xenostrongylus lateralis Chevrolat, 1861
Full depth primary blotch without preceding gallery. In the centre a spot of green, not completely eaten tissue, under which the larva retreats during feeding pauses. Frass black, scattered. Generally several mines sharing a leaf.
Larvae from April on.
distribution within Europe
North Africa, Italy (Hering, 1957a; Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Xenostronylus siculus Ragusa, 1892.