Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter sublautella

Phyllonorycter sublautella (Stainton, 1869)

Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae

mine

Lower-surface tentiform mine, epidermis with one strong fold. Upperside of the mine litte consumed, generally green. The pupa lies in the mine without an apparent cocoon.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris, petraea subsp. iberica, pubescens, robur, rubra.

phenology

Larvae in July and September – October.

distribution within Europe

From southern France to Greece.

notes

Generally in very low shrubs (A & Z Lastukva, 2007a). Often in green islands in withered leaves (Hering, 1957a).

references

Buszko & Beshkov (2004a), Buvat, (1996a), Hering (1934a, 1957a), Klimesch (1942a), A & Z Lastukva (2007a), Maček (1999a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Pinzari, Pinzari & Zilli (2013a), Subchec & Tomov (2008a), Tomov & Dimitrov (2007a).

24/10/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017