Ophiomyia definita Spencer, 1971

on Thalictrum

parasite

The larva makes an inconspicuous mine on the bark of the finest upper branches. Pupation in the mine, under the epidermis.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Thalictrum minus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

pupa

Pale brown to shiny black; rear spiraculum with (3)4(7) papillae.

references

Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a), Pakalniškis (2004a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a).

mod 12.iii.2018