Stigmella pyrellicola (Klimesch, 1978)
on Frangula, Rhamnus
Rhamnus lycioides subsp. graeca, Cyprus, Oreites Forest, 19.iii.2019 © Ian Barton
Rhamnus pyrellus, Anatolia; from Klimesch (1978b)
Oviposition on leaf underside. Long corridor that runs two or three times though the leaf, and widens only a little in the end. Frass in a broad central line.
Rhamnaceae, narrowly oligophagous
Larvae found in mid-June.
distribution within Europe
Greece (mainland), Turkey, Cyprus.
Pale greenish with light brown head.
Arenberger & Wimmer (1996a), Gustafsson (1981a), Klimesch (1978b), Laštuvka & Laštuvka (1998a), van Nieukerken (1986a).