Phytomyza rufescens von Roser, 1840

mine

Upper-surface corridor in the leaf base, radiating from the base of the midrib. Frass in long strings along the sides of the mine. Primary feeding lines quite conspicuous. Pupation within the mine, in the leaf base or even deeper in the plant.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Pilosella cymosa, officinarum.

phenology

Larvae from the autumn till May, then again in July-August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

NE recorded (van der Wulp (1871a, as analis).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia and Finland to the Alps, and from the UK to Lithuania and Poland; also Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1926a, as hieracii).

synonyms

Phytomyza analis Zetterstedt, 1848; Ph. hieracii Hendel, 1922.

references

Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Barták & Vaněk (2009a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Deeming & Önder (2000a), Hering (1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1926a), Pakalniškis (1998a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a, 1976a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), Surányi (1942a), von Tschirnhaus (1982a, 1999a), van der Wulp (1871a).

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