Glaucolepis bupleurella (Chrétien, 1907)

on Bupleurum

Glaucolepis bipleurella mines of Bupleurum fruticosum

mines (from Laštůvka, Laštůvka & van Nieukerken)

mine

Oviposition either at upper side or underside. The mine is an invariably upper-surface, whitish corridor, narrow at first, but considerably widening later. Frass in a thread thin black central line. Some mines are contorted and confined to a limited space, other follow a vein and are quite long.

hostplants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bupleurum fruticosum.

phenology

Probably multivoltine.

distribution within Europe

Southern France, Iberia.

synonyms

Nepticula, Stigmella, Trifurcula, bupleurella.

references

Chrétien (1926a), Hering (1936b, 1957a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (1997a), Laštůvka, Laštůvka & van Nieukerken (2013a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken, Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a, 2006a), Skala (1939a).

mod 2.iii.2018