Phytomyza nigricoxa Hendel, 1935

on Anemone

parasite

The larvae develop in the fruits; there also the puparia. Perhaps also in the hypanthium and peduncle.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Pulsatilla pratensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

puparium

Phytomyza nigricoxa: puparium

puparium (1.5 mm, taken out of a fruit!) and detail of the hind spiraculum (from de Meijere, 1946a)

references

Hering (1944b), de Meijere (1946a), Nowakowski (1958a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 14.vii.2018