Ophiomyia longilingua (Hendel, 1920)

on Knautia

parasite

Tha larva makes a shallow reddish gallery mine in the bark of the stem; frass as a black mass at the end of the mine. Hibernation as a puparium, not in the mine.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Knautia arvensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Melanagromyza knautiae Hering, 1944.

references

Buhr (1964a), Černý (2011a), Černý & Merz (2006a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Gibbs (2013a), Griffiths (1962a), Hering (1944a, 1957a), de Meijere (1924a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Pakalniškis (1994a), Papp (2009a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1966c, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 14.iii.2018