Phytomyza ranunculicola Hering, 1949

mine

A compact secondary blotch, without islets of unmined tissue. Mine without brown discouloration. Both primary and secondary feeding lines recognisable. Pupation within the leaf, in a lower-surface section of the mine.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus acris, bulbosus.

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

From the Baltic States and Belarus to the Pyrenees and Alps (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also the UK (Gibbs, 2006a).

larva

puparium

Yellow.

references

Andersen (2013a), Černý (2001a, 2013a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Gibbs (2006a), Hering (1949b, 1954a, 1956a, 1957a), de Meijere (1950a), Pakalniškis (1998a, 2004a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 6.vii.2019