Glyphipterix umbilici Hering, 1927

Lepidoptera, Glyphipterigidae

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.

hostplants

Crassulaceae, monophagous

Umbilicus rupestris.

phenology

Larvae in Febriary, 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).

6.ii.2009

mod 28.vi.2017