Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cacochroa permixtella

Cacochroa permixtella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

mine

Narrow, full depth, very transparent corridor, line with some silk, that often follows a vein for a large part. The corridor is not straight but has many recesses or short lateral branches. Almost all frass is ejected through a few clearly visible openings. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Phillyrea angustifolia, latifolia.

phenology

Mining larvae in autumn; after the winter they live free in a rolled leaf (Hering, 1934c).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Mediterranean Region (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva, pupa

See Fetz, Patočka.

synonyms

Cacophyia permixtella.

references

Amsel & Hering (1933a), Buhr (1941a), Fetz (1994a), Hering (1934c, 1936b, 1957a, 1967a), Klimesch (1942a), Lvovsky, Sinev, Kravchenko & Müller (2016a), Patočka (1997a), Skala (1950a).

Last modified 15.iii.2020