Stigmella macrolepidella (Klimesch, 1978)

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

Stigmella macrolepidella mine

Quercus macrolepis, Rhodes; from Klimesch (1978b)

mine

Oviposition at upper surface. Full depth corridor; the first section filled with frass, later the margins remain more or less free of frass.

hostplants

Fagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Quercus ithaburensis susbp. macrolepis.

phenology

Larvae found in September.

distribution within Europe

Greece: mainland and Rhodes (Z & A Laštuvka, 1998a).

larva

Pale yellow, light capsule brown.

references

Klimesch (1978b), Z & A Laštuvka (1998a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken & Johansson (2003a).

15/02/2017

mod 28.vi.2017