Phytomyza spondylii larvae

Heracleum sphondylium, Duin en Kruidberg

Phytomyza spondylii larvaePhytomyza spondylii larvae

front spiraculum lateral, rear spiraculum dorsal

Larva with 13-15 papillae on the front spiraculum (cf. Ph. sphondyliivora), posterior spiraculum with 16-21(26). Descriptions are given by Allen (1957b), Griffiths (1973c) and de Meijere (1926a: spondylii), (1928a, 1937a: pastinacae). A description by Beri (1971e) is based on material from Pimpinella diversifolia.

mod 9.i.2019