Phytomyza elsae Hendel, 1927

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Phytomyza elsae: mine on Bupleurum falcatum

Bupleurum falcatum, Belgium, Viroinval

Phytomyza elsae: mine on Bupleurum falcatum

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Phytomyza elsae: mine on Bupleurum falcatum

Bupleurum falcatum, Belgium, prov Namur, Viroinval, Nismes © Stéphane Claerebout

mine

Entirely upper-surface corridor. The corridor is winding, often forming a secondary blotch. Frass in thick lumps; in damp weather it can liquefy into a green zigzag band. Pupation outside the mine; exit slit in upper epidermis (Hering, 1963a). Often the exit slit runs parallel to the long axis of the leaf.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Bupleurum falcatum, longifolium.

phenology

Larvae in Juny and September-October (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Ellis: Viroinval).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, Czechia (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Austria (de Meijere, 1926a; Hering, 1961a) and Hungary (Surányi, 1942a).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1926a, as facialis).

synonyms

Phytomyza facialis: de Meijere, 1926a.

references

Ahr (1966a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Hering (1957a, 1961a, 1963a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1926a, 1928a, 1937a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Starý (1930a), Surányi (1942a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

16/08/2016

pub 16.viii.2016 · mod 28.vi.2017