Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza homogyneae

Phytomyza homogyneae Hendel, 1927


Very long corridor, often along the leaf margin, upper-surface, but the last section lower-surface. Frass in isolated grains. Pupation external.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Homogyne alpina.


Larvae from mid-July till mid-August (Buhr, 1964a).

distribution within Europe

From southern Germany and Poland to North Italy and Slovenia.


Beiger (1978a), Buhr (1964a), Černý (2013a), Černý, Barták & Vaněk (2009a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Haase (1942a), Hering (1957a), Maček (1999a), Sasakawa (1961a), Seidel (1957a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 2.i.2019