Hinatara excisa (Konow, 1885)

on Acer

gall

Large, full depth blotch in a leaf segment. The mine begins at the very tip. Pupation external. Mines in the very tender leaves of early spring.

hostplants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer monspessulanum, pseudoplatanus.

A. monspessulanum is the primary hostplant; never on A. campestre Liston (2007b).

phenology

Larvae in early spring.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Boevé ao, 2009a)

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

Belgium, Southern Germany, Czechia, Switzerland, Austria.

larva

Liston (2007b) gives a picture.

notes

Mines only in plants growing in deep shade, on north slopes and in ravines (Liston, 2007b).

references

Altenhofer (2003a), Altenhofer & Pschorn-Walcher (1998a), Beneš & Holuša (2015a), Blank ao (1998a), (Boevé ao, 2009a), Koch (1993a), Liston (1995b, 2007b), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Taeger, Blank & Liston (2006a), Taeger ao (1998a).

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