Cylindromorphus gallicus Mulsant & Rey, 1963

Coleoptera, Buprestidae

mine

Oviposition just above a node; ovipisition site covered by a drop of dried secretion. Most of the mine is in the inside of the leaf sheath, but often the mine extends a few cm into the leaf blade. Pupation internal.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Festuca ovina.

In the older literature Hypericum perforatum, Helianthemum nummularium and Achillea are mentioned as hostplant.
Schaefer (1946a) discovered the true one.

phenology

Larvae from May, June till April.

distribution within Europe

France, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Described by Schaefer (1946a).

references

Hering (1957a), Schaefer (1946a), Théry (1942a).

10/03/2011

mod 28.vi.2017