Cerodontha handlirschi Nowakowski, 1967
Upper-surface, locally interparenchymatous, gallery that changes its course a few times but enventually descends, often down to the leaf sheath. Frass deposited in one single lump. Puparium formed within the mine.
Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae in April – June.
distribution within Europe
Poland, Czechia, Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Anterior spiraculum with 20-20 papillae; posterior one with three papillae that are strongly elongated and curved clawlike.
Somewhat flattened, yellowish to reddish brown, 2.5 – 3.5 mm long; rear spiracula about as high as their mutual distance.
Member of the subgenus Dizygomyza (Nowakowski, 1973a).