Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter barbarella

Phyllonorycter barbarella (Rebel, 1901)

Lepidoptera, Graciillariidae

mine

Lower-surface tentiform mine betwee two side veins; the mine can trespass over e vein, even the midrib.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus faginea, pubescens.

phenology

Larvae in March to May.

distribution within Europe

Iberia, southern France.

synonyms

Phyllonorycter neli Buvat, 1996.

notes

Buvat (1996a) found the mines exclusively on seedlings of Q. pubescens, on leaves that had survived the winter.

references

Buvat (1996a), Deschka (2014a), A & Z Laštuvka (2007a, 2011a, 2014a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), Nel & Varenne (2014a).

15/11/2014

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