Xenostrongylus histrio Wollaston, 1854

mine

Short gallery, continued in, and mostly overrun by, a later blotch of two square cm at most. The blotch is full-depth, except its centre, which is lower-surface and therefore remains green. Here the larva withdraws during feeding pauses. Pupation external.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Diplotaxis.

phenology

Larvae from March on.

distribution within Europe

Madeira, Selvagens (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

Hering (1957a).

mod 24.viii.2018