Horidiplosis ficifolii Harris, 2003
small, irregular blotch mines, usually several in a leaf. Young mines are pale green, but soon they turn brownish black. The solitary larva leaves the mine for pupation; the round, upper-surface exit opening is conspicuous.
Ficus benjamina, microcarpa.
BE to be expected.
NE observed (Harris & de Goffau, 2003a).
LUX to be expected.
distribution within Europe
Observed in the Netherlands, Denmark, the UK and Czechia on plant material that was imported from China and Taiwan. In Sicily found in a park situation.
young larvae are whitish; full grown they are orange red to orange-rose.
Beránek & Šafránkováj (2010a), Harris & de Goffau (2003a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 108), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Massa (2007a).