Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ectoedemia liechtensteini

Ectoedemia liechtensteini (Zimmermann, 1944)

on Quercus

mine

Egg at the upperside of the leaf. The mine is identical to the one of E. heringi.

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris.

Very rarely also on Q. petraea and Q. pubescens.

phenology

One generation, larvae in October – November (van Nieukerken, 1985a).

distribution within Europe

From Czechia and Slovakia to Austria and Serbia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Intensely, glossy amber yellow; head and prothoracic plate very light brown. Ganglia invisible, no ventral plates.

notes

Adults and mines are practically identical to those of E. heringi and phyllotomella, only the colour of the larvae is different.

synonyms

Nepticula, Stigmella liechtensteini.

references

Gregor, Šefrová, Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2022a), Kasy (1987a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a), Maček (1999a), van Nieukerken (1985a, 1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2010a), Szőcs (1977a, 1978a, 1981a).

Last modified 10.v.2022