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, petroselinum, ostruthium, palustre, schotti; Pimpinella major, saxifraga.


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

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).

parasitoids, predators

Cea pulicaris.


Askew, Blasco-Zumeta & Pujade-Villar (2001a),m 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).

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