Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza brunnipes

Phytomyza brunnipes Brischke, 1880


Sanicula europaea, Germany (Baden-Württemberg), Baden-Weiler


Broad, brownish, upper-surface corridor. In most cases it makes a tour through an enture leaf by entering each segment in turn and making a loop up and down the main vein. Frass in grains. Pupation outside the mine.


Apiaceae, monophagous

Sanicula europaea.


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


BE recorded (Mortelmans ao, 2014a).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1928a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to Italy, and from the UK to Lithuania and Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008).


Described by de Meijere (1928a), and Dempewolf (2001a).


Beiger (1955a, 1960a, 1970a, 1979a), Beuk (2002a), Bland (1994c), Buhr (1932a, 1941b), Černý & Vála (1996a), Dempewolf (2001a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Hering (1925b, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1928a, 1939a), Michalska (1976a), Michna (1975a), Mortelmans, Boeraeve, Tamsyn ao (2014a), Pakalniškis (1994a), Robbins (1991a), Skala (1951a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Warrington (2020d).

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