Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arytaina vittata

Arytaina vittata Percy, 2003

on Cytisus

Arytaina vittata: eggs on flower

eggs on the corolla and the inside of the calyx (from Percy)


First to second instars cream and orange or black, 3rd–5th instars cream and orange, pale yellow or blue-green, with black tergites. Sclerites, wing pads, legs and terminal antennal segments darker brown.


Faabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Cytisus filipes, supranubius.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands: La Gomera, La Palma, El Hierro.


Percy (2003a).

Last modified 28.iv.2018