Thiodia glandulosana Walsingham, 1908


Full depth, ribbon-shaped mine starting near the midrib en closely following a lateral vein for its entire length. Around the mine the leaf tissue takes a wine red colour. Older larvae live free among spun leaves.


Rhamnaceae, narrowly monophagous

p class=”latinnames”>Rhamnus glandulosa.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Full grown larvae about 12.5 mm long, uniformly olive green with a light brown head; prothoracic plate black with a fine white dividing line. The body tapers from the 7th segment onwards.


Klimesch (1987a).

mod 29.viii.2018