Phytomyza caulinaris Hering, 1949

on Ranunculus

parasite

The larva makes galleries of variable length in the bark of the stem, that run upwards from the root collar. Pupation external.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus acris, breyninus, bulbosus, repens.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva and uparium

unknown.

references

Bland (2001a), Buhr (1964a), Hering (1949a), Pakalniškis (1998a, 2004a), Spencer (1976a, 1990a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 22.iii.2018