Ophiomyia gnaphalii Hering, 1949

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Mine in the leaf base of the lower leaves, often close to the midrib. From the leaf base corridors radiate into the leaf disk. Primary feeding lines in fresh mines well visible. Frass sparingly, granular. Puaparium in the mine, in the leaf base.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Antennaria dioica; Gnaphalium sylvaticum.

phenology

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

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

UK, Germany, Lithuania (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Rear spiraculum with c. 8 papillae (Spencer, 1964a).

references

Buhr (1941b:57), Hering (1949b), Pakalniškis (1995a, 1998a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1964a, 1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

18/01/2016

mod 28.vi.2017