Phytomyza albimargo Hering, 1925

mine

Fine corridor, not far from the tip of a leaf segment, usually close to the margin, that suddenly widens downwards to a large, whitish, upper-surface primary blotch. Frass dispersed. Pupation either within or outside the mine.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Anemone nemorosa.

phenology

Larvae in late May (Hering, 1955b).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Sweden, Germany, Poland, Czechia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Phytomyza albimargo: post. spiraculum

posterior spiraculum (from Nowakowski, 1962b)

puparium

Black.

references

Ahr (1966a), Buhr (1932a), Hering (1925b, 1955b, 1957a), Nowakowski (1962b), Pakalniškis (2004a), Skala (1936a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1976a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 9.i.2019