Napomyza carotae Spencer, 1966

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Oviposition as a rule in the stem, only occasionally in a leaf. In the altter case the larva makes an upper-surface corridor that ends opun a thick vein. From there it descends, through petiole and stem, down to the root. Here the pupation takes place (Spencer, 1973b).

hostplants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Anthriscus sylvestris; Daucus carota

Pest species (Darvas, Skuhravá & Andersen, 2000a). Also mentioned as a stemborer in Oenanthe aquatica by Pakalniškis (1998c).

phenology

Bivoltine (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1996a).

NE recorded (Spencer, 1966d).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to the Iberian Peninsula, and from the UK to Belarus and Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Described by Wiesmann (1961a); rear spiraculum with ca. 20 papillae.

synonyms

Phytomyza geniculata: Börner, 1907a; Phytomyza lateralis: Wiesman, 1961a.

references

Beiger (1989a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Beuk (2002a), Černý (2004a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Tonguc, Ozgul & Dursun (2007a), Darvas, Skuhravá & Andersen (2000a), Henshaw (2002a), Pakalniškis (1996b, 1998c), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1996a), Spencer (1966d, 1973b,c, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Wiesmann (1961a).

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