Cerodontha elbergi Nowakowski, 1972

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Upper- of lower-surface corridor, descending, possibly with some reversals, often as far down as the leaf sheath. Frass in one big lump. Pupation within the mine.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Sesleria sadlerana subsp. tatrae.

Adults have also been collected in the lowland, where the hostplant mentioned does not occur.

phenology

Larvae from June till October; hibernation as puparium.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Estonia to the Pyrenees, and from France to Poland and Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Mandible with two teeth, the distal one the longest. Front spiraculum weakly two-armed, with 8-11 papillae. Rear spiraculum with three, not very strongly elongated papillae.

puparium

Slender, 2.5 – 3 mm long, segments limits shallow.

notes

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

references

Černý & Vála (1996a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Martinez (1987a), Nowakowsi (1973a), Pakalniškis (1993a), Papp & Černý (2016a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

28/03/2017

mod 27.vii.2017