Phytomyza astrantiae Hendel, 1924

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Astrantia major, Diemen (leg BJ de Vries)

mine

Irregular corridor; the sides are so irregular that it becomes a secondary bloth locally. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Astrantia major.

phenology

Larvae in April-June and August (Hering, 1957a). Homan (2011a) found in Britain active larvae in October/November; perhaps the species is trivoltine there, when conditions are favourable.

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

NE recorded (Ellis: Diemen, Haarzuilens, Sijberkarspel).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Britain to Poland and from Germany to Slovenia; also Turkey

larva

notes

Found in the Netherlands in 2001 an in Britain in 2009 (Homan, 2009a). An inspection of gardens may produce more localities.

references

Ahr (1966a), Beiger (1960a, 1970a), Buhr (1964a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Tonguc, Ozgul & Dursun (2007a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), Godfray (2010a, 2013a), Hering (1955b, 1957a), Homan (2009a, 2011a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1926a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Warrington (2018a).

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