Col: Buprestidae
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Trachys minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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oviposition site at tip of leaf

 

Food Plant: Corylus avellanae (Hazel)

Mine: early and late Summer

Notes: Typically makes a pear shaped upper surface blotch which is usually at the tip of the leaf. The pupa is formed within the leaf and is not in a cocoon. Mine shown on Salix sp..The oviposition site is covered by a shining black secretion (as shown).

Data: 17.vi.2104, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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