Pegomya holosteae (Hering, 1924)

Diptera, Anthomyiidae

mine

The first mine that is made is a long corridor that runs along the leaf margin towards the leaf tip, then turns back and descends while becoming wider. Later mines are more or less blotchy. Frass greenish black, often somewhat deliquescent. Pupation external.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Cerastium fontanum; Moehringia; Stellaria holostea.

phenology

Larvae in June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Fennoscandia and Belarus to Spain, and from Britain to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

synonyms

Pegomya cerastii (Hering, 1931).

references

Beiger (1960a, 1965a, 1970a, 1979a), Buhr (1933a, 1964a), Hering (1924b, 1928a, 1931a, 1957a), Michalska (1970a, 1976a), Pont & Ackland (2009a), Séguy (1950a), Skala (1951a), Sønderup (1949a), Surányi (1942a), Suwa (1974a).

25/11/2011

mod 28.vi.2017