Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aproaerema thaumalea

Aproaerema thaumalea (Walsingham, 1905)

mine

The larva lives in a silken tube, covered wit sand, that ascends from the ground up to the lowest leaves; here fleck mines are eaten.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus gombo.

phenology

“Till April” (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

North Africa (Hering, 1957a); no information (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Greenish-white; head brown with black spots laterally; prothoracic shield with large black spots at the rear margin.

synonyms

Syncopacma thaumalea.

references

Hering (1957a), Huemer & Karsholt (2020a).

Last modified 26.iii.2021