Cerodontha luzulae (Groschke, 1957a)

15013

Luzula sylvatica, Bunderbos (leaf tip to the left)

mine

Rather narrow corridor, upper-surface or interparenchymatous, 12-20 cm in length, about 2 mm wide. Mines yellow, contrasting against the dark green leaves, but sometimes they are deep purple (Blad, 1993a). The corridor changes direction at least twice. Generally it does not leave the blade. Frass in one or two large lumps. Pupation inside the mine.

hostplants

Juncecae, narrowly monophagous

Luzula sylvatica.

phenology

Nowakowski (1973a) mentions August-October as the period that larvae occur, but larvae were found in the Netherlands in November, and Robert Chelt found in Britain a puparium in late January.

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007a).

NE recorded (Ellis, Bunderbos).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007a).

distribution within Europe

UK, Germany, Poland, Hyngary (Fauna Europaea, 2007a).

larva

puparium

synonyms

Phytobia luzulae.

notes

Member of the subgenus Dizygomyza (Nowakowski, 1973a).

references

Bland (1993b), Černý (2011a), Černý, Barták & Roháček (2004a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Gibbs (2003a), Groschke (1957a), Maček (1999a), Nowakowski (1973a), Papp & Černý (2016a), von Tschirnhaus (1957a, 1999a).

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pub 28.iii.2017 · mod 26.vii.2017