Leucoptera laburnella

Leucoptera laburnella larva

Genista anglica, Amstelveen, JP Thijssepark

Leucoptera laburnella larva

larva ventral

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head and pronotum, meso- and metanotum

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head and thorax ventral, prolegs

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proleg and terminal prolegs

The larva illustrated above is fairly young. In full grown larvae the pigmentation is much less pronounced.

The larva id described and discussed in much detail by Grandi (1931a, 1933a); see also Davis (1987a).

10.viii.2009

mod 25.vii.2017