Cerodontha mellita Spencer, 1971

mine

Mine in the central part of the leaf.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex.

BENELUX

Belgium: Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2002a).

distribution within Europe

British Isles, Belgium, Central Europe (Papp & Černý).

puparium

blackish brown.

synonyms

Cerodontha gemerensis Černý, 2012.

notes

Member of the subgenus Butomomyza (Nowakowski (1973a). The description by Nowakowski is based on a misidentification, and refers to C. angulata.

references

Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a), Nowakowski (1973a), Papp & Černý (2016a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2002a).

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