Ophiomyia aquilegiana Lundquist, 1947

on Aquilegia, Thalictrum

Ophiomyia aquilegiana: mine on Aquilega cult.

Aquilega cult., eastern Denmark, 23.vi.2018 © Simon Haarder

Ophiomyia aquilegiana: mine on Aquilega cult.

detail

Ophiomyia aquilegiana: mine on Aquilega cult.

puparium n the mine

parasite

The larva makes an up to 50 cm long gallery in the bark of the stem. Frass in widely spaced granules. Pupation internal.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Aquilegia vulgaris; Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, flavum, minus.

phenology

Probably bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Griffiths( 1963a) provides a detailed description. Posterior spiraculum with 6 or 7 papillae.

synonyms

Ophiomyia thalictrina Griffiths, 1963.

references

Griffiths (1962a), Hering (1962a), Pakalniškis (1994a, 2004a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1964a, 1972a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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