Phytomyza callianthemi Hering, 1944

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Shallow, upper-surface corridor, initially very narrow, later irregularly widened. Frass partly in coarse grains, partly in strings or pearl chains, locally also missing. Pupation external, exit slit in lower epidermis.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Calianthemum coriandrifolium.

phenology

Larvae in May.

distribution within Europe

Poland, Austria (Fauna Europaea, 2009); mountains.

larva

Described by de Meijere (1946a), strongly resembling the larva of Ph. ranunculi.

references

Beiger (1979b), Hering (1944a, 1957a), de Meijere (1946a).

24.x.2009

mod 18.vii.2017