Phytomyza buhriana Hering, 1949

10344_op

Ranunculus repens, Germany (Eifel), Adenau

10344_tr

mine

Brosd corridor; the loops are close together, creating se secondary blotch with islands of green, unmined, tissue. Walls very irregular. Both primary and secondary feeding lines recognisable. Frass in scattered grains, nowhere thread fragments or strings. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus acris, repens, sceleratus.

phenology

Larvae in September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Mortelmans ao, 2013a).

NE recorded (Ellis: several localities).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Kautenbach).

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also the Netherlands and Luxemburg.

larva

puparium

synonyms

Napomyza buhriana.

notes

The description of buhriana by Hering (1949a, 1957a) gives no details about larva or puparium. However, the mine is quite characteristic.

references

Hering (1949a, 1957a), Mortelmans, Dekeukeleire & Baugnée (2013a), von Tschirnhaus (199a).

17/01/2014

mod 25.vii.2017