Ectoedemia hendrikseni A & Z Laštuvka & van Nieukerken, 2010

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

mine

Short, narrow, contorted corridor, abruptly widening into a large, rounded, full depth, blotch. Frass almost completely filling the corridor; in the blotch most frass is compacted along the sides of the oldest part. Pupation external.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera.

phenology

Larvae found in March.

distribution within Europe

France (Alpes Maritimes, Var).

larva

Green.

notes

The mines are practically indistinguishable from those of E. suberis; however, the larvae of that species live a few weeks later.

references

van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2010a).

20.i.2010

mod 18.vii.2017