Phytomyza archangelicae Hering, 1937

Phytomyza archangelicae: mine on Angelica sylvestris

Angelica sylvestris, Belgium, Hautes Fagnes, Jansbach; © Jonas Mortelmans

Phytomyza archangelicae: mine on Angelica sylvestris

underside; also the exit slit is visible


Phytomyza archangelicae mine

Angelica sylvestris, Germany (Baden-Württemberg), Baden-Weiler


Phytomyza archangelicae mine

lower-surface initial part of the mine

mine

Corridor, lower-surface at first, upper-surface later. The upper part is 7-10 cm long and no more than 2 mm wide in the end. Frass in thick, black grains, sometimes pearl chains. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit either in upper or in lower epidermis.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Angelica archangelica, sylvestris.

phenology

Larvae in June and August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Mortelmans ao, 2014a).

NE found several times in the Netherlands.

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008); possibly also UK (Robbins, 1991a) and Slovenia (Maček, 1999a).

larva

synonyms

Phytomyza nilssoni Rydén, 1956.

references

Buhr (1964a), Griffiths (1964a, 1973c), Hering (1955a, 1957a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1937a), Mortelmans, Boeraeve, Tamsyn, Proesmans & Dekeukeleire (2014a), Nowakowski (1954a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

21/09/2014

mod 25.vii.2017