Phytomyza digitalis Hering, 1925

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Corridor mine, either straight or contorted and in that case sometimes a secondary blotch; upper- or lower-surface, often positioned close to a major vein. Frass in long strings. Pupation within the mine, generally in the base of the leaf.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Digitalis grandiflora, laevigata, lanata, viridiflora.

phenology

larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a)

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, France, Switzerland (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Bulgaria (Buhr, 1941b) and Slovenia (Maček, 1999a).

references

Buhr (1941b), Černý & Merz (2007a), Hering (1925b, 1957a), Maček (1999a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

01/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017