Acalyptris limonii Z & A Laštuvka,1998
Limonium vulgare, Greece; from Z & A Laštuvka (1998a)
Limonium sp.; A. limonii or maritima, Greece; from van Nieukerken (2007a)
Egg on either side of leaf. Mine a gallery throughout, starting much contorted, often spirally, later full-depth with narrow broken frass, running more straight through leaf. Pupation external, exit slit in upper epidermis. Pupa in a white cocoon, mostly spun against a vein at the underside of the leaf.
Larvae observed in mid-June.
distribution within Europe
Greece, Croatia; coasts of Adriatic, Ionian and Aegean Seas.
Z & A Laštuvka (1998a), van Nieukerken (2007a).