Phytomyza brevifacies Hendel, 1934

on Veronica

parasite

The larva bores internally in the stem; there also the puparium.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica longifolia.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

puparium

Yellow; posterior spiraculum with a strong black spine, surrounded by ± 40 papillae.
Phytomyza brevifacies: puparium

rear end of the puparium (from Pakalniškis, 1998c)

references

Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Tonguc, Ozgul & Dursun (2007a), Pakalniškis (1998c), Spencer (1976a).

mod 14.iii.2018