Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aproaerema genistae

Aproaerema genistae Walsingham, 1908

on Adenocarpus, Genista

mine

The larva spins a tube of silk along a branch, and from there one leaf after another is completely eaten out. The mine hardly contains any frass. Pupation in the tube.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Adenocarpus viscosus; Genista canariensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2021).

synonyms

Aproaerema, Stomopteryx, Syncopacma, adenocarpella Rebel in Hering, 1927.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Huemer & Karsholt (2020a), Klimesch (1984a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 26.iii.2021