Phytomyza abdominalis Zetterstedt, 1848

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Phytomyza abdominalis: mine on Hepatica nobilis

Hepatica nobilis, Oostelijk Denemarken, late March © Simon Haarder

Phytomyza abdominalis: mine on Hepatica nobilis

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Phytomyza abdominalis: mine in transparancy

lighted from behind

Phytomyza abdominalis: larva

larva

mine

Upper surface primary blotch, generally against the leaf margin, usually containing several larvae. Primary feeding lines conspicuous. Pupation outside te mine; exit slit in upper epidermis.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Hepatica nobilis, transsylvanica.

phenology

Larvae in winter and early spring; pupation in end March, April (Hering, 1925b).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Scandianvia and Finland to the Pyrenees and Italy, and from France to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Mandibles with 2 teeth, alternating. Front spiraculum wth about 10, rear spiraculum with 13-15 papillae (de Meijere, 1930a, 1938a, 1950a).

puparium

White (de Meijere, 1926a).

synonyms

Phytomyza hepaticae von Frauenfeld, 1872.

references

Ahr (1966a), Beiger (1955a, 1960a, 1965a), Buhr (1932a), Černý & Vála (1996a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), Hering (1924a,b, 1925b, 1928a, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1926a, 1938a, 1950a), Michalska (1970a, 1972a, 1976a), Michna (1975a), Nowakowski (1954a), Pakalniškis (2004a), Skala (1936a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1976a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), Süss (1982a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

20/10/2014

pub 27.iii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017