Phytomyza pulsatillicola Hering, 1962

mine

Blackish, primary blotch that extends from the tip of a leaf segment towards the centre. Most frass in the oldest part of the mine. Frass in discrete grains.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Pulsatilla patens, pratensis, vulgaris.

phenology

A larva was found in mid-June.

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany, Lithuania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

The right mandible is notably longer than the left one. Rear spirauclum with 16-17 papillae.

notes

The species name has been accidentally missspeld in the Fauna Europaea” “pulsatilicolla

references

Hering (1962a), Pakalniškis (2004a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 13.vii.2018