Acalyptris staticis (Walsingham, 1908)

Acalyptris staticis mineAcalyptris staticis mines

Limonium pectinatum, Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz; from van Nieukerken (2007a)

Acalyptris staticis mine

Limonium pectinatum, Teneriffa; from Klimesch (1977a)

mine

Oviposition at the underside of the leaf. The mine is an “intestine-like” organised corridor. The fist part is interparenchymatous, green when lighted from behind; the later section is full-depth.

hostplants

Plumbaginaceae, monophagous

Limonium pectinatum.

phenology

Probably several generations per year.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

larva

Yellow.

synonyms

Stigmella staticis.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1977a), van Nieukerken (1986a), 2007a), Skala (1939a).

mod 28.xi.2018