Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chromatomyia beigerae

Chromatomyia beigerae Griffiths, 1980

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Luzula sylvatica.


puparia were collected on July 9 (at 1300-1055 m al; Griffiths).


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to Italy (Černý).


golden yellow, ± 3 mm; similar to that on Ch. luzulae, but with less papillae on the anterior spiraculum (± 20); posterior spiraculum with 19-23 papillae.


Černý (2013a), Černý & Bächli (2018a), Griffiths (1980a), Papp & Černý (2020a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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