Galiomyza beckeri (Strobl, 1909)

on Viola

Galiomyza beckeri: mine on Viola palustris

Viola palustris (from Pakalniškis, 1989b)

mine

Whitish, upper-surface blotch, often 2-5 together. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Violaceae, monophagous

Viola palustris, reichenbachiana.

phenology

Larvae in June-September (Pakalniškis, 1998b).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Austria and Lithuania (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

puparium

Reddish brown; rear spiraculum with 3 papillae, one of them elongated and pointed.

notes

There is not much to differentiate this species from G. violiphaga.

references

Hering (1926b), Pakalniškis (1989b), Pakalniškis, Rimsaite, Sprangauskaite-Bernotiene ao (2000a), Starý (1930a).

mod 9.iii.2018