Phorbia incana (Brische, 1881)

Diptera, Anthomyiidae

mine

Upper-surface but quite deep blotch, “originating from short galleries”; frass in a central line; feeding lines conspicuous. At the atart of the mine a lower surface egg shell.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Inula conyza.

phenology

Larvae in July.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

The species was described from Poland (Gdansk).

synonyms

Anthomyia incana.

notes

After the initial description the species was never found again.

references

Hering (1957a).

26/12/2011

mod 28.vi.2017