Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arytinnis menceyata

Arytinnis menceyata Percy, 2003

on Genista


First to second instars cream and orange with black tergites, 5th instars pale grey-green. 1st–2nd Instar larvae were observed in leaf buds and were found inside folded young leaves.


Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Genista canariensis, spachiana.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands: Tenerife.


Bastin, Burckhardt, Reyes-Betancort, ao (2023a), Bastin, Reyes-Betancort, Siverio de la Rosa & Percy (2024a), Percy (2003a).

Last modified 11.iv.2024