Phytomyza lithospermi Nowakoski, 1959
From a small blotch, usually in the leaf tip, a number of short corridors radiate, that widen and finally coalesce. Larva solitary. Pupation as a rule outside the mine; if it does happen inside, the puparium already protrudes from the mine.
Boraginaceae, narrowly oligophagous
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
Germany, Poland, Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Metathorax without a dorsal hump; front spiraculum with 8-10 papillae; rear spiraculum with 10-14 papillae in an ellipse.
anterior and posterior spiracula (from Nowakowski, 1962b)
Beiger (1975a), Griffiths (1975a), Hering (1963a), Nowakowski (1959a, 1962b), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).