Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cerodontha atronitens

Cerodontha atronitens (Hendel, 1920)


Larva and puparium in the leaf sheath; otherwise undescribed.


Bred by von Tschirnhaus from the leaf sheaths of Poa nemoralis (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1995a).


Flies in June-July (Nowakowski, 1973a).


BE recorded (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1995a).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1924a, 1939a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to France and from Ireland to the Baltic States and Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).


Member of the Xenophytomyza (Nowakowski, 1973a).


Andersen (2012a), Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Beuk (2002a), Czerny (2001a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Černý & Merz (2006a, 2007a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Hering (1955b, 1957a), Martinez (1984a), de Meijere (1924a, 1939a), Robbins (1991a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1995a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Vála & Rohacek(1983a).

Last modified 15.xii.2018