Glaucolepis globulariae (Klimesch, 1975)

Glaucolepis globulariae mine

Globularia meridionalis; from A & Z Laštuvka (2000a)

mine

Oviposition probably on the upperside of the base of the midrib. The mine begins on the midrib as a narrow, straight corridor, entirely filled with frass; further on the corridor widens strongly. Here the frass lies in a heavy, irregular, often interrupted line of black frass.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Globularia meridionalis.

phenology

Larvae found early May.

distribution within Europe

Macedonia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Yellow, head light brown.

synonyms

Trifurcula globulariae.

references

A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2000a), Klimesch (1975a), van Nieukerken (1986a).

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