Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ectoedemia pubescivora

Ectoedemia pubescivora (Weber, 1937)

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

mine

Egg at upper- or underside. The mine is a corridor, generally following a vein, that abruptly widens into a blotch.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus pubescens.

phenology

Probably univoltine; larvae were found in October.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Iberia, Switzerland, northern Italy; also Sardinia and Sicily (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Whitish, head dark; ventral plates black, conspicuous.

synonyms

Stigmella pubescivora.

references

Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1948a, 1950c), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2005a, 2008a, 2014a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), van Nieukerken (1985a, 1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2004a, 2006a, 2010a), Skala (1939a).

15/11/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017