Phytomyza cecidonomia Hering, 1937
on Hypochaeris, etc.
Hypochaeris radicata, Denmark, Mols, vi.2023 © Sébastien Carbonelle
basal part of the mine, with exit opening and puparium
Larva in a gallery 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.
Larvae between May and July (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).
distribution within Europe
From Sweden to the Pyrenees, and from the UK to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008).
Described by Hering (1957b); rear spiraculum with 14 papillae.
Phytomyza britannica Griffiths, 1956.
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).