Arytinnis occidentalis Percy, 2003
First to third instars cream and orange-red, 4th–5th instars pale grey-green, blue-green or yellow-green, with or without black tergites. Eggs on the calyx, under floral bracts or at the base of developing fruit under the persistent calyx. Young larvae mainly on the lead buds and young leaves. Older larvae at the undersides of mature leaves.
Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous
Genista microphylla, stenopetala.
Hostplants cited as “Teline stenopetala ssp. sericea, ssp. stenopetala & ssp. microphylla”.
distribution within Europe
Canary Islanda: El Hiero, La Palma.