Phytomyza cicutivora Hering, 1931

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Small upper-surface blotch, generally in the tip of a leaf segment, preceded by a short and broad, densely wound corridor. Frass in the corridor in numerous brown grains, in the blotch as large black lumps. Pupation ooutside the mine, exit slit in upper epidermis.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Cicuta virosa.

phenology

Larvae in August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

references

Buhr (1932a), Hering (1931f, 1957), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

25.iii.2008

mod 28.vi.2017