Ectoedemia andalusiae van Nieukerken, 1985

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

mine

Egg at the upperside of the leaf. The mine is a narrow corridor, filled with frass, that abruptly widens into a large, oval, upper-surface blotch with frass concentrated in its basal part and along the sides.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera.

phenology

Larvae have been collected in January.

distribution within Europe

Iberian Peninsula, France.

larva

Dirty green, with conspicuous brown ganglia; no ventral plates.

notes

Even occupied mines cannot be separated from those of E. suberis.

references

Corley (2005a), A & Z Laštuvka (2008a, 2011a), van Nieukerken (1985a, 1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2004a, 2006a, 2010a).

24/10/2014

mod 18.vii.2017