Ophiomyia gnaphalii Hering, 1949
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.
Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous
Larvae in July and September-October (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).
distribution within Europe
UK, Germany, Lithuania (Fauna Europaea, 2008).
Rear spiraculum with c. 8 papillae (Spencer, 1964a).
Buhr (1941b:57), Hering (1949b), Pakalniškis (1995a, 1998a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1964a, 1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).