Ophiomyia galii Hering, 1937

mine

De mine begins as a corridor in a leaf, descends from there as a rind mine; there also the pupation.

host plants

Rubiaceae, oligophagous

Galium mollugo, odoratum, sylvaticum, verum.

phenology

Larvae in June-July and August-September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Lithuania to the Iberian Peninsula and Corsica, and from the UK to Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1937: 186, as O. sp.) and Dempewolf (2001a); rear spiraculum with 4-5 papillae.

puparium

Yellow.

references

Buhr (1941b, 1964a), Černý (2001a, 2007a, 2011a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Černý, Barták & Roháček (2004a), Černý & Merz (2006a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Dempewolf (2001a), Hering (1957a), de Meijere (1937a, 1938a, 1943a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Pakalniškis (1998a), Spencer (1957f, 1964a, 1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a).

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