Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza nowakowskiana

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

Last modified 28.vi.2017