Hydrellia thoracica Haliday, 1839

mine

Flat green corridors in the leaves. For the moment the only character to separate this species from Hydrellia griseola is that adult flies of griseola are dusted greyish-white, those of thoracica not dusted, greyish brown (Hering, 1957a).

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Glyceria fluitans, maxima.

phenology

Larvae in April (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Gosseries, 1991d).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1939a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to the Pyrenees, Italy and Bulgaria, and from Ireland to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

synonyms

Hydrellia glyceriae Hendel, 1926.

references

Beuk & Zatwarnicki (2002a), Buhr (1933a), Gosseries (1991d), Hering (1925b, 1957a), Hollman-Schirrmacher & Zatwarnicki (1999a), de Meijere (1939a), StarĂ½ (1930a).

09/12/2011

mod 21.vii.2017