Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza calthivora larva

Phytomyza calthivora larva

Caltha palustris, England, Wiltsh., Corsham, from Hering (1957b); a : cephalic skeleton; b : frontal region of head; c : frontal spiraculum; d : rear spiraculum; e : part of the spinulation of the first abdominal segment, lateral; scale line is 0.1 mm.

Phytomyza calthivora: post. spiraculum

posterior spiraculum (from Nowakowski, 1962b)

The rear spiracula are strongly enlarged, two-armed on a short stalk, each arm tapering into a black spine.

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