Delia antiqua (Meigen, 1826)
3rd instar larva cephalic skeleton (from Dušek)
Up to tens of larvae together bore in a bulb; pupation in the ground.
One to several generations, depending in the climate; hibernation as pupa.
distribution within Europe
egg, larva, puparium
All stages are described and illustrated by Dušek and Savage ao.
Important pest insect.
Dušek (1969a), Huckett (1971a), Savage, Fortier, Fournier & Bellavance (2016a).