Stigmella crenulatae (Klimesch, 1975)
Rhamnus crenulata, Tenerife; from Klimesch (1977a)
Egg at either upper- or underside, usually near the midrib. Then a slender, not very tortuous corridor, often partly following the leaf margin, clearly widened in the end into a small blotch. Frass in a broad central line, initially filling the entire corridor, later over half of the gallery width.
Rhamnaceae, narrowly monophagous
Rhamnus crenulata, lycioides.
Mines in January – February in old leaves, then again in fresh leaves in early June.
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
Canary Islands and Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Yellow, head light brown.
Preference for shady situations.
Corley (2005a), Klimesch (1975a, 1977a), A & Z Laštůvka (2011a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2004a).