Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glaucolepis lavandulae

Glaucolepis lavandulae (Z & A Laštuvka, 2007)

Glaucolepis lavandulae mines

Lavandula latifolia; from Z & A Laštuvka (2007a).

mine

Narrow upper-surface corridor; the larva mines in two or three leaves, migrating from one leaf to the other by way of the petiole and the rind of the stem. Pupation external.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Lavandula angustifolia, latifolia.

phenology

Larvae during the winter.

distribution within Europe

Spain, southern France.

larva

Yellow.

synonyms

Trifurcula lavandulae.

references

Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2007a, 2014a).

Last modified 2.iii.2018