Trifurcula manygoza van Nieukerken, A Lastuvka & Z Lastuvka, 2007

mine

Oviposition on leaf underside. Mine a narrow, rather straight gallery, often close to the leaf margin, abruptly widened into a large blotch, that often ocupies the entire leaflet. Frass in the gallery in a thin central line. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in lower epidermis.

The mines cannot be distinguished from those of T. cryptella.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lotus corniculatus.

phenology

Larvae were found in July.

distribution within Europe

Croatia, NW Greece.

larva

yellow, lying belly-up in the mine.

references

van Nieukerken (2007b).

mod 8.iv.2018