Phytomyza latifolii Groschke, 1957
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.
Larvae in July – August (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Germany and Poland to Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
“…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).
Beiger (1960a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Griffiths (1973c), Groschke (1957a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).