Ophiomyia io Pakalniškis, 1998

on Inula

parasite

The larva makes a brown tot black, ± 25 cm long gallery mine in the bark of the stem, descending towards the root collar. Puparium in the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Inula salicina.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

pupa

Black; rear spiraculum T-shaped with 15-18 papillen.

references

Pakalniškis (1998c).

mod 14.iii.2018