Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coptotriche marginea larva

Coptotriche marginea

Coptotriche marginea larva

Rubus fruticosus, Vogelenzang: larva in its silk-lined mine

Rubus fruticosus, Bussumer heide: pronotum; head dorsal


head, pro- and mesosternum; the thoracic feet, reduced to tiny coourless nipples, are just still recognisable

detail of an abdominal proleg and the anal prolegs

Upon disturbance the larvae are exceptionally active.

10.xii.2009

Last modified 25.vii.2017