Antispila petryi Martini, 1898

yellow-spot lift

on Cornus

Antispila petryi: mines on Cornus sanguinea

Cornus sanguinea Geulhem, leg C. Doets © Erik van Nieukerken, from van Nieukerken ao (2018a).

mine

Contrary to A. metallella the mine is not preceded by a row of punctures. The excision is smaller, 4-5 mm.

host plants

Cornaceae, narrowly monophagous

Cornus sanguinea & subsp. australis.

Occasionally on cultivated Cornus alba.

phenology

Univoltine; larvae from august until the fall.

BENELUX

Recorded from the Netherland and Belgium, to be expected in Luxemburg.

distribution within Europe

From England to Greece, and from Sweden and Poland to Portugal.

larva

Mesonotum with a black spot (missing in A. treitschkiella). Abdominal segment 8 dorsally at anal end with a row of ca 5 large black warts.

notes

For many years confused with A. treitschkiella

references

Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Dziurzyński (1952a), van Nieukerken, Lees, Doorenweerd ao (2018), Pastorális, Kosorín, Tokár ao (2018a).

mod 8.ii.2019