Phytomyza krygeri Hering, 1949

on Aquilegia

Phytomyza krygeri larva in Aquilegia fruit

Aquilegia vulgaris, Oostelijk Denemarken © Simon Haarder: larva in an opened fruit

Phytomyza krygeri larva

larva

gall

The larvae live in the fruits, feeding on the seeds; there also the brown puparia.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Aquilegia vulgaris.

synonyms

Possibly conspecific with Ph. franzi Hering, 1944; if this synonymy is confirmed, franzi would be the valid name.

larva

Described by Dempewolf.

references

Dempewolf (2001a), de Goffau & Jongema (1993a), Hering (949b, 1957a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

25/05/2017

pub 15.vii.2017 · mod 27.vii.2017