Phytomyza spoliata Strobl, 1906

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Strongly branched upper-surface corridor, easily forming a secondry blotch. Frass in small grains. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea calcitrapa, jacea & subsp. haynaldii, phrygia subsp. pseudophrygia, scabiosa subsp. sadleriana.

“Possiby also Cirsium heterophyllum” (Spencer, 1976a).

phenology

Larvae from April (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia and Finland tot the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from the UK to the Baltic States and Czechia; also Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1934a); rear spiraclum with about 17 papillae.

puparium

Black.

references

Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Černý & Vála (1996a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Griffiths (1956b), Hering (1936b, 1956a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), McLean (1981a), de Meijere (1934a), Pakalniškis (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1966a, 1974a, 1976a), Surányi (1942a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

27/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017