Heterarthrus cypricus Schedl, 2005

Heterarthrus cypricus mine

Acer obtusifolium, Cyprus, Foini, 950 m

mine

Full depth, transparant blotch that begins at the very tip of the leaf. The full grown larva makes a circular excision in the upper epidermis and drops with it to the ground for pupation.

hostplants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer obtusifolium.

phenology

Occupied mines found end of April.

distribution within Europe

Cyprus.

larva

references

Liston & Jacobs (2012a) Cyprus, Schedl (2005a, 2008a).

07/09/2015

mod 25.vii.2017