Phytomyza nowakowskiana Beiger, 1975

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Upper surface blotch from which branches arise the become broader and finally coalesce. Several larvae in a mine. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Symphytum cordatum, tuberosum.

phenology

Larvae from end June till early July; possibly there is a second generation.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Described by Beiger (1975a). Mesothorax with a large dorsal hump; front spiraculum with 13-15, rear spiraculum with 19-21 papillae.

pupa

≥ 2 mm, shining brown.

references

Beiger (1975a), Griffiths (1975a), Michalska, Myssura & Walczak (2010a).

23/01/2013

mod 28.vi.2017