Phytomyza selini Hering, 1922

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

The mine begins as a short lower-surface corridor, that widens into an upper-surface blotch that occupies 1-3 leaf segments. Pupation outside the mine; the puparium often remains stuck to the leaf.

hostplants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Cenolophium denudatum; Selinum carvifolia.

phenology

Larvae in June anf August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, Lithuania (Fauna Europae, 2009).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1926a, 1938a). Mandibles with two pairs of acute teeth, alternating; no frontal appendage. Front spiraculum with two arms, about 18 papillae; rear spiraculum with about 20 papillae in an open ellipse.

pupa

Black.

notes

Species of xerothermic situations (Hering, 1957a).

references

Buhr (1932a, 1964a), Černý (2007a), Dreger & Myssura (2005a), Hering (1922a, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1926a, 1938a), Michna (1975a), Nowakowski (1954a), Pakalniškis (1995a, 1996a), Spencer (1971a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

22/10/2014

mod 28.vi.2017