Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophiomyia ivinskisi

Ophiomyia ivinskisi Pakalniškis, 1996

on Thalictrum


The larva forms a blotch mine in the bark of the stem, hidden in the axil of a leaf petiole. Puparium formed in the mine, below the epidermis.


Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Thalictrum flavum, lucidum, minus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Posterior spiraculum with 21-23 papillae in two semicircles.
Ophiomyia ivinskisi: post. spiraculum

rear spiraculum, seen from the side (from Pakalniškis, 1996b).


Pakalniškis (1996b, 2004a).

Last modified 13.iii.2018