Delia quadripila (Stein, 1916)

Diptera, Anthomyiidae

mine

The larva mines a number of leaves, and bores in the stem segments inbetween. Frass, as far as visible, in large black lumps. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Honckenya peploides; Minuartia; Moehringia trinervia.

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to Germany, and from the UK to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

synonyms

Chortophila, Hylemyia, Phorbia quadripila.

references

Hering (1927b, 1933a, 1936b, 1957a), Séguy (1950a), Sønderup (1949a), Tescher (1999a), Zoerner (1970a).

03/02/2011

mod 28.vi.2017