Phytomyza conii Hering, 1931

mine

Very shallow upper-surface corridor, often following the leaf margin. Frass in two rows, often forming pearl chains. Pupation outside the mine; exit slit in upper epidermis. The puparium is often found stuck to the leaf.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Conium maculatum.

phenology

Larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

UK, Germany, Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

puparium

Shining brownish black.

references

Buhr (1932a), Drăghia (1967a), Griffiths (1962a), Hering (1931f, 1954a, 1957a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

19/12/2011

mod 25.vii.2017