Glaucolepis sanctaecrucis (Walsingham, 1907)

Glaucolepis sanctaecrucis mine

Lavandula canariensis, La Palma; from Klimesch (1977a).

mine

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.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lavandula canariensis.

phenology

Larvae in November – February.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Amber.

synonyms

Stigmella, Trifurcula, sanctaecrucis.

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a), Klimesch (1977a), Skala (1939a).

mod 2.iii.2018