Phyllotreta armoraciae (Koch, 1803)

mine

A borer in the petiole, rather than a real leafminer. Only under exceptional circumstances, like a mass occurrence, a larva may penetrate a leaf blade and make a full depth corridor. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Armoracia
rusticana.

phenology

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

BENELUX

BE not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE observed (Beenen & Winkelman, 1993a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).

LUX not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From E France and S Sweden till E Siberia (Warchalowski, 2003a).

larva

Ogloblin & Medvedev (1971a).

mod 16.viii.2018