Chromatomyia scabiosarum (de Meijere, 1934)

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Chromatomyia scabiosarum mine

Scabiosa columbaria, Spain; from Hering (1936b)

mine

Mine closely resembling the one by Liriomyza strigata. The easiest difference is that inscabiosarum pupation takes place within the mine, near the base of the leaf.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, oligophagous

Knautia arvenis, dipsacifolia, drymeia; Scabiosa columbaria.

phenology

Larvae in two generations between April and August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, Spain, Sicily, Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2007); also Slovenia.

larva

Described by de Meijere (1934a).

puparium

Whitish.

synonyms

Phytomyza scabiosarum.

references

Beiger (1965a), Hering (1936a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1934a), Spencer (1965c, 1966b), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

13/08/2010

mod 28.vi.2017