Fenusa altenhoferi (Liston, 1993)

on Ulmus

mine

Ulmus minor, Duin- en Kruidberg, 2.vi.2005

larve

larva ventral

sternum

sternum

prolegsabd9 ventr

prolegs, abd. 9 ventral view

prepupa

Ulmus laevis, Naardense bos, 21.vi.2007: prepupa

mine

Very transparent full depth botch with a yellow white larva. The mine can finally occupy a sizable part of the leaf. The mine usually starts at the leaf margin (Liston, 1994a). Frass in black, loose grains.

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus laevis, minor.

On Ulmus glabra lives the related Fenusa ulmi.

phenology

Mines in May-June.

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

NE recorded (Ellis: Naardense Bos, Duin- en Kruidberg).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

synonyms

Kaliofenusa ulmi; Kaliofenusa carpinifoliae Liston, 1993.

notes

The specimen illustrated below, based on the host plant can only be identified as F. altenhoferi. Yet, the elaborate pigmentation of the larva is difficult to reconcile with that identification.

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: occupied mine on Ulmus minor

Ulmus minor, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 17.v.2019 © László Érsek

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: occupied mine on Ulmus minor

same mine, lichted from behind

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: larva

larva, dorsal and ventral view

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: larva

head and thorax, dorsal view

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: larva

head and thorax, lateral view

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: larva

head and thorax, ventral view

Fenusa ? altenhoferi: larva

end of abdomen, ventral view

references

Altenhofer, Hellrigl & Mörl (2001a), Blank ao (1998a), Liston (1993b, 1994a, 1995b), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Taeger, Blank & Liston (2006a), Taeger ao (1998a).

mod 15.xi.2019