Glaucolepis istriae (A & Z Laštuvka, 2000)

Glaucolepis istriae mines

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

mine

Egg generally at the upperside of the leaf. The mine begins as a spiral, continued into a very narrow corridor, that only little widens further on. The larva uses a single leaf for its development.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Globularia bisnagarica.

phenology

Three generations; full grown larvae in April, June, and August.

distribution within Europe

Croatia, northern Italy.

notes

Species of extremely xerothermic habitats on limestone soil.

synonyms

Trifurcula istriae.

references

A & Z Laštuvka (2000a).

mod 22.vii.2018