Phytomyza pulsatillae Hering, 1924
Corridor, turning blackish brown, upper surface, but starting at a small dense spiral at the leaf underside. Frass in connected grains or pearl chains, sometimes seemingly in a central band. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in upper epidermis
Larvae from June to September, in two generations.
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Sweden tot the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from Germany to the Baltic States (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Described by de Meijere (1928a, 1938a, 1939a). Mandible with two teeth, alternating. Front spiraculum globular with 12 papillae, rear spiraculum two-horned with 17 papillae.
rear spiraculum (from Nowakowski, 1962b)
Phytomyza rectae pulsatillae; Ph. hoppiana Hering, 1931.
Buhr (1932a), Černý (2013a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1924b, 1931-32f, 1957a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1928a, 1938a, 1939a), Nowakowski (1954a, 1958a, 1962b), Pakalniškis (1995a, 2004a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1976a), Starý (1930a), Süss (1992a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).