Phytomyza novitzkyi Hering, 1958
The larva makes a 2-3 cm lang gallery in the stem, mainly as a borer. Oviposition in a leaf axil. Locally de stem swells into a gall. Pupation probably external.
distribution within Europe
The larva is described by Hering (1958a).
front spiracula (top) and hind spiracula (from Hering, 1958a)
Hering (1958a), Spencer (1990a), Süss (1999a).