Cerodontha zuskai Nowakowski, 1972
Lower-surface blotch that occupies most of the top section of the leaf. Frass irregular, flaky, often washed out greenish. Several larvae in a mine. Pupation internal.
Poaceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae in July.
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
Germany, England, Poland, Slovakia (Warrington).
Front spiraculum with 7-12 papillen over two short arms. Rear spiraculum with three, somewhat elongated and strongly curved papillae. The rear spiraculum bears at its outer side a small, black, finely spinulose, wart.
Black, matt, 2.5 – 2.7 mm. The puparium is anchored to the inside of the mine with a silken thread produced by the rear spiraculum.
Cerodontha zuskae (original, incorrect, spelling: Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Member of the subgenus Poemyza (Nowakowski, 1973a).
Černý (2013a), Nowakowsi (1973a), Papp & Černý (2016a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Warrington (2019f).