Phytomyza ptarmicae Hering, 1937

mine

Very long lower-surface corridor; only the very last section is upper-surface. Frass in widely spaced grains. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Achillea grandifolia, ptarmica.

phenology

From June on, in two generations (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden and Finland to Germany and Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larve

puparium

Pitch black.

references

Andersen (2013a), Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Černý (2007a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Hering (1937a, 1954a, 1957a), Pakalniškis (1993a), Spencer (1976a).

mod 10.iii.2018