Chromatomyia dorsata (Hendel, 1920)

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Corridor, strongly widened in the end and completely occupying some two leaf segments. In the narrow part of the mine lies the frass in two distinct rows of grains or strings; in the widened part frass sometimes in a central line. Pupation within the mine; the anterior spiracula do not penetrate the epidermis.

hostplants

Aspleniaceae, monophagous

Asplenium ceterach.

phenology

Larvae in April.

distribution within Europe

Dalmatia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

synonyms

Phytomyza dorsata.

references

Buhr (1930a, 1941b), Hering (1957a, 1967a), Spencer (1990a).

23.viii.2009

mod 28.vi.2017