Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glyphipterix umbilici

Glyphipterix umbilici Hering, 1927

mine

Initially a branching corridor with a broad, central green frass line; in the end a full depth blotch; pupation outside the mine. The larva can leave its mine and restart elsewhere.

host plants

Crassulaceae, monophagous

Umbilicus rupestris.

phenology

Larvae in February, April (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands, Portugal, Sardinia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Yellowish white with brown head, pronotum and anal shield (Hering, 1957a).

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1983a), Takács & Szabóky (2018a).

Last modified 25.viii.2019