Phytomyza thalictri Escher-Kündig in de Rougemont, 1912

on Thalictrum

parasite

The larvae develop in the flower buds that wither, and on opening produce a bunch of dried anthers.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

planThalictrum aquilegiifolium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva and puparium

unknown.

synonyms

Insufficiently known species, probably closely related or conspecific with Ph. krygeri..

references

Escher-Kündig in de Rougemont (1912a), de Goffau & Jongema (1993a), Hering (1955d), de Meijere (1926a), Spencer (1990a).

mod 22.iii.2018