Glaucolepis salvifoliae (Z & A Laštůvka, 2007)

Glaucolepis salvifoliae mines

Salvia lavandulifolia; from Z & A Laštuvka (2007a)

mine

Mine a full-depth, verry narrow corridor, hardly widened in the end; the first 1/3 is particularly narrow, closely following the leaf margin. Sides finely irregularly scalloped. Frass line irregular, almost fillng the corridor but always leaving clear margins. Pupation external.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salvia officinalis subsp. lavandulifolia.

phenology

Probably several generations per year.

distribution within Europe

Spain.

larva

Yellow.

synonyms

Nepticula sp.: Hering, 1936a: 376; Trifucula salvifoliae.

references

Hering (1936a), A & Z Laštůvka (2014a), Z & A Laštuvka (2007a).

mod 3.iii.2018