Chromatomyia luzulae (Hering, 1924)

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Brownish, elongated, corridor-like blotch, beginning at the lower surface but later becoming upper-surface. Frass in numerous small grains, not more than 2 mm apart. Pupation within the mine, generally near the base of the leaf. The front spiracula of the gold puparium penetrate the epidermis as two tiny brown hooks.

hostplants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Luzula pilosa.

phenology

Larvae in September-April, hibernating in the mine (Griffiths, 1980a; Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to Germany, and from the UK to Poland; also Serbia (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

Larva and puparium are described by Hering (1924b), de Meijere (1926a), and Griffiths (1980a). Rear spiraculum with 18-25 small globular papillae.

synonyms

Phytomyza luzulae.

references

Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Beiger (1958a, 1960a), Bland (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Tonguc, Ozgul & Dursun (2007a), Griffiths (1980a), Hering (1924b, 1925a, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1926a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a)

28/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017