Paraswammerdamia nebulella mining larva

Sorbus aucuparia, Wellerlooi; mining larva, dorsal

Paraswammerdamia nebulella mining larva

ventral

Paraswammerdamia nebulella larva

Sorbus aucuparia: free living larva; Belgium, prov Liège, Elsenborn © Jean-Yves Baugnée

The free living larva has laterally a bright white, broad but to the rear quickly narrowing length line on thorax and foremost abdomen segments. Behind the head begins a quite short and narrow white mid-dorsal line.

mod 28.xi.2018