Temnocerus nanus (Paykull, 1792)
on Alnus, Betula, Salix
The adults perform window feeding at th underside the young leaves. Oviposition, usually one egg, in an egg chamber in a terminal leaf bud, that is closed with a wad. The top of the shoot then is partly cut off, providing the larva with the withering top of the shoot as food.
Betulaceae, Salicaceae, restricted polyphagous
Hibernation as mature larva in the soil.
distribution within Europe
Dieckmann(1974a), Reinheimer & Hassler (2010a).