Glaucolepis salicinae (Klimesch, 1975)

Glaucolepis salicinae mine

from Klimesch (1977a).

mine

Oviposition probably on the base of the midrib. The mine begins as a very faint, fine, straight corridor along the midrib, that is entirely filled with frass. Later the corridor widens considerably, with irregular sides and a heavy frass line that leaves a broad transparant zone at either side. The corridor regularly alternates from upper-surface to lower-surface.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Globularia salicina.

phenology

Several generations.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

larva

Yellow, head capsule light brown.

synonyms

Trifurcula salicinae.

references

Klimesch (1975a, 1977a), van Nieukerken (1986a).

mod 22.vii.2018