Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glaucolepis rosmarinella

Glaucolepis rosmarinella (Chrétien, 1914)

Glaucolepis rosmarinella mine

Rosmarinus officinalis; from Klimesch (1975a)

mine

Transparent, not inflated mine, not lined with silk interiorly. The larva does not change leaves, frass is not ejected. Egg at the leaf upperside. Pupation outside the mine; exit slit generally in the lower epidermis, that locally turns rusty red.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Rosmarinus officinalis

phenology

Probably all summer.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Mediterranean region, from the Iberian Peninsula to Cyprus (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Yellow; described by Gustafsson (1981a).

synonyms

Nepticula, Stigmella, Trifurcula, rosmarinella.

references

Arenberger & Wimmer (1996a), Chrétien (1926a), Gustafsson (1981a), Hering (1932a, 1957a), Klimesch (1975a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2008a, 2014a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2006a), Skala (1939a), Triberti & Braggio (2011a).

Last modified 1.iii.2018