Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza calthae

Phytomyza calthae Hering, 1924

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Large blotch, browninsh (greenish near the margin), preceded by a corridor along the leaf magin. The corridor is parallel sided and contains only little frass.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Caltha palustris.

phenology

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

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

references

Hering (1924b, 1931a, 1957a), StarĂ½ (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

22.iii.2008

Last modified 28.vi.2017