Cerodontha eriophori Nowakowski, 1972

mine

Upper-surface or interparenchymatous gallery that changes direction a few times, but never descends as low as the leaf sheath. Frass in one large lump. Pupation within the mine.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Eriophorum latifolium.

phenology

Two generations, hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Mandibles with two, equally sized teeth. Front spiraculum with 9 papillae; rear spiraculum with 3, strongly elongated papillae.

puparium

Reddish to blackish brown, 2 mm long, segment limits deeply incised.

notes

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

references

Nowakowski (1973a).

01/08/2010

mod 26.vii.2017