Bucculatrix myricae Ragonot, 1879

mine

Gallery, forming a dense spiral; only towards the end the gallery comes loose and continues free for a short distance. Much blackish frass. The older larvae live free and cause upper-surface window feeding.

hostplants

Myricaceae, monophagous

Myrica.

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2012).

distribution within Europe

France, Spain, Portugal, and Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2012).

references

Hering (1957a).

mod 16.ix.2018