Glaucolepis trilobella (Klimesch, 1978)

Glaucolepis trilobella mine

Salvia triloba, Rhodes; from Klimesch (1978b)

mine

Oviposition mostly upper-surface. Mine a very slender, tortuous corridor, hardly widenened in the end, not particularly associated with the leaf margin or venation. Frass in a irregularly interrupted black central line that occupies 1/3 of the width of the corridor. Pupation external.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salvia fruticosa (= triloba).

phenology

Larvae found in early-May.

distribution within Europe

Greece, including the Greek Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Pale yellow, head brown.

synonyms

Trifurcula trilobella.

references

Klimesch (1978b), van Nieukerken (1986a).

mod 3.iii.2018