Chromatomyia alpigenae (Hendel, 1925)

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Elongated blotch on top of the midrib, from which radiate a number of linear corridors, 2 mm broad at most, each containing a larva. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera alpigena, caerulea, nigra, xylosteum.

phenology

Larvae in July – August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to Corsica and Italy (de Meijere, 1938a; Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1938a). Frontal appendage present; mandible with 2 blunt teeth, alternating; front spiraculum knob-like, rear spiraculum with about 18 papillae in an arc.

pupa

Described by de Meijere (1928a); dark brown.

synonyms

Phytomyza alpigenae.

references

Černý & Merz (2007a), Griffiths (1974a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1928a.1938a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

4.vi.2009

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mod 28.vi.2017