Globia algae (Esper, 1789)
Irregular, interparenchymatous corridor; sides untidily scalloped out. Frass granular, brown, in corners of the mine. In the end a blotch. After some time the larva continues as a stem borer.
Polyphagous on helophytes.
Larvae in May – June (Hering, 1957a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Vlindernet.nl, 2010).
LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
Europe, except the Mediterranean Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Body pale green with a narrow bright green dorsal line; pinacula very small, black; setae short. Head, prothoracic and anal plates shining light brown.
See Patočka & Turčáni (2005a). Head in the stem generally pointing upwards (Hering (1957a).
Archanara, Capsula algae; Archanara, Capsula, Nonagria, cannae (Ochsenheimer, 1816).
Hering (1957a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a), Skala (1948a), Szőcs (1977a).