Caloptilia laurifoliae (Hering 1927)
Laurus novocanariensis; from Hering (1927a)
Lower- or upper-surface, epidermal, corridor that usually begins on the midrib and runs towards the leaf margin. Here a tentiform mine is made that partly is hidden under the folded leaf margin. The older larva lives free in a leaf roll. Mines usually in the young leaves.
Mining larvae in April, May (Hering, 1957a).
distribution within Europe
Canary Islands, Madeira (Fauna Europaea, 2007).
Caloptilia laurifoliella (Rebel, 1939).
Aguiar & Karsholt (2006a), Hering (1927a, 1957a).