Orchestes subfasciatus Gyllenhal, 1835

Coleoptera, Curculionidae

mine

Slender gallery that closely follows the leaf margin. Only towards the end the gallery enters the leaf centre; here a small blotch is made. The larva the makes an excision in the blotch, in which it drops to the ground for pupation. The corridor is loosely filled with frass over its entire width.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous.

Quercus ilex, petraea, robur.

phenology

Larvae in June, July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2011); Romania (Drăghia, 1972a); Slovenia (Maček, 1999a); Hungary (Csóka, 2003a).

synonyms

Rhynchaenus subfasciatus.

references

Csóka (2003a), Dieckman (1976a), Drăghia (1972a), Hering (1924b, 1930a, 1934a, 1936b, 1957a), Maček (1999a), Scherf (1964a), Seidel (1926a), Stammer (2016a).

31/03/2017

mod 28.vi.2017