Phytomyza orobanchia Kaltenbach, 1864

on Orobanche, Phelipanche

parasite

The larva lives as a borer in the fruits and in stem and root; pupation internal.

hostplants

Orobanchaceae, oligophagous

Orobanche crenata, minor; Phelipanche ramosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Phytomyza orobanchia: larval spiracula

front and hind spiraculum (from de Meijere, 1926a)

puparium

Brown.

notes

The species has been employed in the biological control of broomrape.

references

Černý (2004a, 2011a), Černý & Vála (2006a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Hering (1943a), Kabos (1971a), de Meijere (1924a, 1926a, 1939a, 1943a), Piwowarczyk, Mielczarek & Guzikowski (2018a), Spencer (1959a, 1972a,b, 1973b,c, 1990a), Süss (1982a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 3.i.2019