Phytomyza notata Meigen, 1830

on Ficaria, Ranunculus

Phytomyza notata: mine

Ranunculus acris, Retranchement

mine

A short, broad corridor, with irregular sides. The mine often starts at a browned spot in the centre of the leaf. Pupation outside the mine; exit slit upper-surface.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Ficaria verna; Ranunculus acris, alpestris, auricomus, bulbosus, montanus, oreophilus, repens.

phenology

Larvae in June and August-September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

NE recorded (Ellis, Retranchement).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden and Finland to the Pyrenees and Italy, and from the UK to Belarus (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Slovenia (Maček, 1999a).

synonyms

Phytomyza pygmaea Zetterstedt, 1848; Ph. pseudonotata Hering, 1949.

references

Beiger (1979a,b), Bland (1992b), Buhr (1964a), Černý (2013a), Černý, Barták & Vaněk (2009a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Hering (1941a, 1949a, 1955b, 1957a), Maček (1999a), Pakalniškis (1983a, 1990a, 1998a, 2004a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a), Stammer (2016a), von Tschirnhaus (1982a, 1999a), Zoerner (1969a).

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