Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chromatomyia aizoon

Chromatomyia aizoon (Hering, 1932)

mine

Inconspicuous, upper-surface, gradually widening corridor, in the end almost a blotch. Pupation within the mine.

host plants

Saxifragaceae, monophagous

Saxifraga paniculata, rotundifolia.

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Poland, Czechia, Switzerland, Austria (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

puparium

Whitish, glued with frass to the inside of the mine. Hering (1931f) illustrates the spiracula.

references

Beiger (1979b), Černý, Kocián & Ševčík (2021a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Griffiths (1972a), Hering (1931f, 1957a), Maček (1999a).

Last modified 2.ii.2021