Phytomyza cecidonomia Hering, 1937

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Larva in a corricor in the base of the midrib, causing the midrib to swell as a gall. Pupation takes place in the “mine”, close to an ready made, upper-surface, exit opening.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Crepis paludosa; Hypochaeris radicata; Picris hieracioides.

phenology

Larvae between May and July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to the Pyrenees, and from the UK tp Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Described by Hering (1957b); rear spiraculum with 14 papillae.

synonyms

Phytomyza britannica Griffiths, 1956.

references

Buhr (1955a, 1964a), Černý (2011a), Černý & Merz (2006a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Griffiths (1956a), Hering (1957a,b), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a, 1976a), Spooner & Bowdrey (2012a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

28/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017