Phytomyza ranunculi (Schrank, 1803)

Ranunculus repens: mine on Ranunculus repens

Ranunculus repens, Arnhem

Ranunculus repens: frass pattern

Ranunculus repens, Amstelveen: detail

Ranunculus repens: mine on Ranunculus repens

Ranunculus repens, lg. Tongeren © Hans Jonkman

mine

Rather long, somewaht untidy, upper-surface corridor. Frass in many small grains that are close together of form pearl chains. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Anemone nemorosa; Ficaria verna; Myosurus minimus; Ranunculus aconitifolius, acris, alpestris, arvensis, auricomus, bulbosus, cassubicus, cornutus, flammula, gramineus, lanuginosus, lingua, montanus, polyanthemos, repens, sardous, sceleratus, thora, velutinus..

Only rarely on Anemone. In dried pools also on Ranunculus aquatilis (Buhr, 1932a).

phenology

Larvae can be found almost throughout the year, even under the snow (Hering, 1957a). Own material from May to November.

BENELUX

BE recorded (De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1991a; Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1999a).

NE recorded van der Wulp (1871a, as praecox and zetterstedtii).

LUX recorded (Ellis, several localities).

distribution within Europe

Entire western Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

puparium

synonyms

Phytomyza flaveola Fallén, 1810; Ph. flava Fallén, 1823; Ph. albipes Meigen, 1830; Ph. flavoscutellata Meigen, 1830; Ph. pallida Meigen, 1830; Ph. praecox Meigen, 1830; Ph. scutellata Meigen, 1830; Ph. terminalis Meigen, 1830; Ph. vitripennis Meigen, 1830; Ph. maculipes Brullé, 1832; Ph. incisa Macquart, 1835; Ph. citrina von Roser, 1840; Ph. cinereovittata Zetterstedt, 1848; Ph. zetterstedtii Schiner, 1864; Ph. flavotibialis Strobl, 1902; Ph. islandica Rydén, 1953; Ph. pentalinearis Kuroda, 1954; Ph. tenuipennis Singh & Ipe, 1973.

notes

May well be our commonest leaf miner.

references

Amsel & Hering (1933a), Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Beiger (1955a, 1960a, 1965a, 1970a, 1979a), Beuk (2002a), Bland (1977a), De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1991a), Buhr (1930a, 1932a, 1941b, 1964a), Černý (2001a, 2007a, 2011a, 2013a), Černý, Barták & Roháček (2004a), Černý & Merz (2005a, 2006a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Civelek (2004a)m Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Dempewolf (2001a), Drăghia (1972a, 1974a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Griffiths (1962a, 1964a), Haase (1942a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1924a, 1925a,b, 1927a, 1936b, 1955b, 1957a, 1967a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), Manning (1956a), Masetti, Lanzoni, Burgio & Süss (2004a), de Meijere (1924a, 1926a, 1939a, 1946a), Michalska (1970a, 1972a, 1976a, 2003a), Nowakowski (1954a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntyte (2003a), Pakalniškis (1982b, 1990a, 1998a, 2004a), Pârvu (2005a), Robbins (1991a), Sasakawa (1961a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1995a, 1996a, 1999a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & Verdyck (1993a), Seidel (1957a), Skala (1951a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1953a, 1967a, 1972a, 1976a,b), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), Süss (1982a), Süss & Moreschi (2003a), von Tschirnhaus (1982a, 1999a), Utech (1962a), Vála & Rohacek (1983a), van der Wulp (1871a), Zoerner (1969a, 1970a).

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