Leucoptera genistae (Hering, 1933)

Lepidoptera, Lyonetiidae

mine

Mines are undistinguishable from those of Leucoptera laburnella.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Genista anglica, germanica, tinctoria.

phenology

Larvae in August (Hering, 1957a); hibernation as pupa (Kasy, 1965a).

distribution within Europe

France, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Described by Patočka (2000a) and Patočka & Turčáni (2005a); rear half of abd 8 obliquely wrinkled (difference with L. laburnella).

references

Buszko (1981a), Hering (1933b, 1957a), Kasy (1965a, 1985a), Mey (1994a), Patočka (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).

09/03/2011

mod 27.vi.2018