Phytomyza thysselinivora Hering, 1924

Phytomyza thysselinivora: mine on Peucedanum palustre

Peucedanum palustre, België, prov. Limburg, Genk, de Maten © Jonas Mortelmans

Phytomyza thysselinivora mine

Peucedanum palustre, Ackerdijkse Plassen

mine

Upper-surface mine that begins somewhere halfway the length of al leaf segment. A gallery mine, but often quickly turning into a secondary blotch in the little space available. Frass in the oldest section of the mine in pearl chains; pupation outside the mine; exit slit in upper epidermis. Feeding punctures and oviposition scar in lower epidermis.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Peucedanum palustre.

phenology

Larvae from May to September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Mortelmans ao, 2014a).

NE recorded (Elis: Kortenhoef, Ackerdijkse Plassen, Voltherbroek).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Baltic States and Poland; also Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

references

Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Hering (1924a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), Mortelmans, Boeraeve, Tamsyn, Proesmans & Dekeukeleire (2014a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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