Acalyptris lesbia van Nieukerken & Hull, 2007

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

Acalyptris lesbia mines

Limonium gmelinii, Lesbos; uit van Nieukerken (2007a)

Acalyptris lesbia mines

same

mine

Egg on either side of leaf. Mine a full depth gallery, starting much contorted, often spirally. Frass in a brown, broken, central line, about half the width of the gallery. Pupation external, exit on leaf upperside.

hostplants

Plumbaginaceae, monophagous

Limonium gmelinii.

distribution within Europe

Lesvos.

pupa

In a white cocoon, generally spun on leaf underside.

references

van Nieukerken (2007a).

05/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017