Glaucolepis sanctaecrucis (Walsingham, 1907)
Lavandula canariensis, La Palma; from Klimesch (1977a).
Gallery, now upper-surface, then lower-surface. Frass in an almost continuous line that leaves a clear zone at either side. In young shoots also the rind of the stem may be mined.
Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae in November – February.
distribution within Europe
Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Stigmella, Trifurcula, sanctaecrucis.
Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1977a), Skala (1939a).