Phytomyza clematidicaulis Hering, 1958
The bright yellow larva makes a ± 6 cm long, sometimes branched, gallery in the green bark of the stem, initially recognisable as a black line, later whitish. Pupation external.
distribution within Europe
THe larva is described by Hering. Surprisingly, the part of the trachee-system just below the spiraculum, the so-called atrium is strongly widened.
different aspects of the anterior (top) and posterior spiracula with their enlarged atria (“AT”; from Hering (1958a).
Phytomyza clematicaulis (misspelling in [PESI, 2018]).
Černý (2004a), Hering (1958a), Nowakowski (1958a), Spencer (1990a).