Phytomyza latifolii Groschke, 1957

mine

Upper-surface corridor, especially in the beginning strongly contorted. The corridor widens appreciably, and often bifurcates. Frass initially in two neat rows of fine grains, later less regular, in coarser grains. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in upper epidermis.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Laserpitium latifolium.

phenology

Larvae in July – August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

puparium

“…very similar tot that of Ph. angelicae, 2.2 mm long, with prominent anal lobes; anterior spiracles with 10 bulbs; posterior spiracles with 16 bulbs in broad ellipse.” (Griffiths, 1973c).

references

Beiger (1960a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Griffiths (1973c), Groschke (1957a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

24.vi.2009

mod 21.vii.2017