Phytomyza thalictricola Hendel, 1925

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Phytomyza thalictricola: mine on Thalictrum flavum

Thalictrum flavum, Belgium, prov. Flemish Brabant, Zichem © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Phytomyza thalictricola: mine on Thalictrum flavum

mine, upperside

Phytomyza thalictricola: mine on Thalictrum flavum

underside

Phytomyza thalictricola: mine on Thalictrum flavum

lighted from behind

mine

Upper-surface blotch, grey green or whitish, without any initial corridor. The mine begins near the tip of a leaf segment (Griffiths, 1956b); when lighted from behind this is the darkest part of the mine because of an accumulation there of frass. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, flavum.

phenology

Larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded by Carina Van Steenwinkel (2015).

NE not recorded (PESI, 2016)

LUX not recorded (PESI, 2016)

distribution within Europe

From sweden to Italy, and from Germany to Poland and the Baltic States (PESI, 2016).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1937a), Sasakawa (1961a), and Beri (1971e).

synonyms

Phytomyza fumariaceae Garg, 1971.

references

Beri (1971e), Buhr (1932a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), Garg (1971d), Griffiths (1956b), Hering (1957a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1937a), Pakalniškis (2004a), Sasakawa (1961a), Skala (1936a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1976a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

07/09/2016

pub 27.x.2016 · mod 28.vi.2017