Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophiomyia thalictricaulis

Ophiomyia thalictricaulis Hering, 1962

on Thalictrum

parasite

The larva makes a mine in the bark of the stem. The relatively broad mine mostly is confined to one internode.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Thalictrum minus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Rear spiraculum with 5-6 papillae.

references

Hering, (1962a), Spencer, (1964a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 13.iii.2018