Hesperorrhynchus hesperus (Wollaston, 1864)

Coleoptera, Curculionidae

Hesperorrhynchus hesperus mine

Aichryson dichotomum; from Hering (1927a)

mine

Long and narrow, now and then branching corridors that remain narrow till their very end; mined leaves are easily shed. The larva can migrate through the stem to a new leaf. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Crassulaceae, monophagous

Aichryson dichotomum.

phenology

Larvae in April (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus hesperus.

references

Hering (1923a, 1927a, 1930a, 1957a).

18/02/2011

mod 28.vi.2017