Livilla monospermae Hodkinson, 1990

on Retama

Livilla monospermae: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Percy)

parasite

First to second instars cream with black tergites, 3rd–4th instars orange brown with black tergites, 5th instars pale blue-green or yellow with black tergites. Sclerites, wing pads, legs and terminal antennal segments darker brown

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Retama monosperma.

distribution within Europe

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

references

Percy (2003a).

mod 28.iv.2018