Cerodontha spencerae Zlobin, 1993

mine

Broad lower-surface blotch, usually in the top portion of the leaf. Frass in rather few, gradually larger grains. Pupation external.

hostplants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Elytrigia repens.

phenology

Larvae in July, August; hibernates as puparium.

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to Czechia and Slovakia, and from Poland to Belarus (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Front spiraculum bud-shaped, with 7-9 papillae. Rear spiraculum with three papillae; one is short and compact, the other two are fused and drawn into a broad spine.

puparium

Yellowish brown.

synonyms

Cerodontha inconspicua: auct. nec (Malloch, 1913).

notes

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

references

Černý & Vála (1996a), Nowakowsi (1973a), Pakalniškis (1993a, 1998a), Papp & Černý (2016a), Spencer (1976a), Süss (1999a), Zlobin (1986a,b).

28/03/2017

mod 24.vii.2017