Phytomyza robustella Hendel, 1936

mine

The larvae tunnel in the midrib of the basal leaves. Their presence causes the vein to swell. Pupation within the “mine”.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Crepis biennis.

phenology

Larvae in April-May and June-July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

From Estonia to the Pyrenees and Italy, and from the UK to Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

>larva

synonyms

Phytomyza robusta Hendel, 1935; Ph. crepidocecis Hering, 1955.

references

Buhr (1955a, 1964a), Černý (2001a), Černý & Merz (2007a, Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a)), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Henshaw (2002a), Hering (1949b, 1955a, 1956a, 1957a), Spencer (1971a), Süss (1999a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

20/10/2014

mod 25.vii.2017