Phytomyza kyffhusana Hering, 1928

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Upper-surface blotch, preceded by a corridor that (always?) is lower-surface in part and often follows the leaf margin. Primary freeding lines in fresh leaves quite conspicuous. Frass irregularly distributed, partly in granules, partly in strings. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Antennaria dioica; Bupthalmum salicifolium; Filago arvensis, pyramidata; Gnaphalium sylvaticum, uliginosum; Helichrysum graveolens; Inula britannica, helenium, hirta, salicina; Laphangium luteo-album; Leontopodium leontopodioides, palibiniacrum, tataricum.

phenology

Larvae in Jule-July and September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Czechia (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1937a) and Hering (1963a, as gnaphalii); rear spiraculum with 14 papillae.

synonyms

Phytomyza gnaphalii Hering, 1963.

references

Buhr (1941b, 1964a), Černý & Merz (2005a, 2007a), Dursun, Civelek, Barták, Kubík, Yildirim & Černý (2015a), Hering (1928a, 1949b, 1957a, 1960a, 1963a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), Pakalniškis (1995a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

27/01/2017

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