Phytomyza biseta Hering, 1954

mine

The first part of the mine is a long, lower-surface, very shallow, greenish-yellow corridor that more or less follows the leaf margin. The frass here in the form of discrete, black grains, less often as thread fragments. The mine continues in an broad, irregular upper-surface part with irregularly dispersed frass grains. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in lower epidermis.

hostplants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Chaerophyllum hirsutum.

phenology

Larvae in June and October (Groschke, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

puparium

Black.

references

Ahr (1966a), Beiger (1979b), Buhr (1964a), Groschke (1957a), Henshaw & Howse (1989a), Hering (1954a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

20/12/2011

mod 25.vii.2017