Trifurcula victoris van Nieukerken, 1990

on Anthyllis, Dorycnium

parasite

The larvae make a long, relatively straight gallery mines in the green bark of the stem, usually changing direction of feeding several times. Larvae feed with their venter towards the epidermis. Because of the indumentum of the stem the mine is difficult to find. Pupation external in a cocoon.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Anthyllis cytisoides; Dorycnium pentaphyllum.

phenology

Larvae observed in January.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2011a), van Nieukerken (1990a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a).

mod 27.xi.2018