Phytomyza sphondyliivora Spencer, 1957

mine

Broad, irregular interparenchymatous corridor, here and there widening into a blotch; fairly inconspicuous. Frass grains few, irregularly scattered. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Heracleum sphondylium.

phenology

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

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Britain, France, Poland; possibly also Germany and Austria (Fauna Europaea, 2008; Griffiths, 1973c)

larva

references

Beiger (1979a,b), Griffiths (1973c), Hansen, Hattendorf, Wittenberg, Reznik, Nielsen, Ravn & Nentwig (2006a) Heraceum sphondylium, Hering (1955a, 1957a,b), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1972a).

23/09/2016

mod 4.viii.2017