Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leucoptera genistae

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

Last modified 27.vi.2018