Phytomyza oenanthica Hering, 1949

mine

The mine begins as a lower-surface corridor in the centre of a leaf segment. Later it becomes upper-surface, finally filling the entire segment. Frass in the initial corridor as many fine grains at either side; in the upper part frass in a small number of widely separated grains. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Oenanthe aquatica.

phenology

Larvae found in July-August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

puparium

See Hering (1949b).

references

Hering (1949b, 1955a, 1957a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

21/12/2011

mod 25.vii.2017