Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza pauliloewii

Phytomyza pauliloewii Hendel, 1920


Roundish, upper-surface blotch, about 1 cm in diameter. No trace of a preceding corridor. Frass in coarse grains. Pupation outside the mine; exit slit in upper epidermis. Hering (1955b) gives a picture of the mine.


Apiaceae, oligophagous

Peucedanum cervaria, oreoselinum, ostruthium, palustre, schotti; Pimpinella major, saxifraga.


Larvae in May-June and August-September (Hering, 19576a).


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

distribution within Europe

From Sweden and Finland to Italy, and from the UK to Lithuania and Czechia (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Slovenia (Maček, 1999a).


Front spiraculum globular, with six papillae (de Meijere, 1926).

Phytomyza pauliloewi: spiracula

front and rear spiraculum (from de Meijere).


Beiger (1955a, 1960a, 1965a, 1970a), Bland (1994c), Buhr (1932a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1996a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), Hering (1921b, 1924a, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1926a), Michalska (1970a), Nowakowski (1954a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Pakalniškis (1986a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Spencer (1976a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Zoerner (1969a).

Last modified 22.iii.2018