Ectoedemia pseudoilicis Z & A Laštuvka,1998

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

mine

Egg at the upperside of the leaf. The mine is a more or less contorted, gradually widening gallery, almost completely filled with black frass.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus coccifera.

phenology

Univoltine; larvae observed in January.

distribution within Europe

Greece (mainland and Crete), Turkey; the western sister species of E. ilicis.

references

Laštuvka & Laštuvka (1998a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2010a).

20.i.2010

mod 18.vii.2017