Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arytinnis menceyata

Arytinnis menceyata Percy, 2003

on Genista

parasite

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.

hostplants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Genista canariensis, spachiana.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands: Tenerife.

references

Percy (2003a).

Last modified 27.iv.2018