Caloptilia aurantiaca (Wollaston, 1858)

mine

Initially an epidermal corridor, later a shallow tentiform mine. In the end the larva lives free under a folded leaf tip.

hostplants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum canariense, glandulosum, x inodorum, reflexum.

phenology

Larvae in March (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Madeira, Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

references

Aguiar & Karsholt (2006a), Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1979a).

mod 17.ix.2018