Cerodontha carpatica Nowakowski, 1972

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Often largely interparenchymatous corridor that, usually with a few ups and downs, descends through the leaf, often as low as the leaf sheath. Frass deposited in one single lump. Pupation within the mine.

hostplants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Luzula luzuloides.

phenology

Larvae in July, August; hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Front spiraculum with c. 11 papillae; rear spiraculum with three, strongly elongated, downwards curved papillae.

puparium

Slender, 2 – 3.5 mm long, with shallow incision between the segments.

notes

Member of the subgenus Dizygomyza (Nowakowski, 1973a).

references

Nowakowsi (1973a), Papp & Černý (2016a).

22/01/2017