European Hym:Tenthredinidae
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Hinatara nigripes (Konow, 1907)
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dorsal view

 

Food Plant: Acer campestre

Mine: April-early May

Notes: Forms blotch mines at the tip of young leaves. In the lower regions of Austria, mines can be found in earlyMay. This mine was found in the shady interior at the woodland edge. The mines are found on trees or bushes along the edge of woods or on solitary bushes in the open field The larva is seen in dorsal view and the sclerotizations are found on the head and thoracic segments.

Data: 28.iv.2004, Montecastello, Tuscany, Italy

Image:© Andrew Liston

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