Leucoptera cytisiphagella Klimesch, 1938
Cytisus austriacus; at left a youth mine; from Klimesch (1938a)
Egg on the midrib, not far from the tip of the leaflet. From here a very narrow gallery descends along the leaf margin till about halfway down. Then the corridor widens into a blotch that eventually becomes full depth and occupies the entire leaflet. Frass in a central accumulation. Pupation external.
Larvae in May, June.
distribution within Europe
Hungary, Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Yellow; head brown.
Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1938a), Mey (1994a), Szőcs (1977a).
Last modified 27.vi.2018