Syncopacma adenocarpella Rebel in Hering, 1927

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.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Adenocarpus complicatus subsp. aureus.

phenology

Larvae in April.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

synonyms

The status of this species is unclear. The name is not mentioned in the Fauna Europaea (2009), neither is there a reference to this species in the summary paper by Klimesch (1984a) on the Gelechiidae of the Canary Islands.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a).

mod 13.ix.2018