Phytomyza cinerea Hendel, 1920
Greenish, later brownish, upper-surface blotch in the tip of a leaf segment, without a trace of an initial corridor. Often several larvae share a mine. No secondary feeding lines. Frass in numerous blackish green granules that are irregularly scattered. Pupation within the mine, puparia loose in the mine.
Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous
Larvae in July and September (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).
distribution within Europe
UK, Germany, Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2008); perhaps also Lapland (Rydén, 1951b; Spencer, 1976a).
Rear spiraculum with 12 papillae (Hering, 1957a).
Reddish brown; described by de Meijere (1926a).
Hering (1936b, 1956a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kvičala (1938a), de Meijere (1926a), Robbins (1991a), Rydén (1951b), Skala (1951a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Spencer (1954b, 1972a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).