Chromatomyia centaurii Spencer, 1990

Chromatomyia centaurii: mine on Centaurium erythraea

Centaurium erythraea, Amstelveen, JP Thijssepark

Chromatomyia centaurii: mine on Centaurium erythraea

larva in the mine

Chromatomyia centaurii: mine on Centaurium erythraea

Centaurium erythraea, Belgium, prov Namur, Mornimont © Jean-Yves Baugnée

mine

Mine initially a corridor, turning later into an irregular blotch, often in the base of the leaf. Robbins (1991a) adds that the initial corridor often is in the rind of the stem for a larger or shorter part. Pupation in the mine.

hostplants

Gentianaceae, monophagous

Centaurium erythraea.

phenology

Mines found in July (Spencer, 1990a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

NE recorded (Ellis: Amstelveen).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Ireland, UK, Germany, Lithuania (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

puparium

references

Beiger (2005a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntyte (2003a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1990a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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pub 23.i.2017 · mod 25.vii.2017