Chymomyza amoena (Loew, 1862)
Larvae bore in fruits and voluminous seeds; preferably in fruits that already are fallen and infected by other insects. Possibly even frass is the primary substrate for the larvae.
Reared by Piwowarczyk ao also from the fleshy stems of the broom rape Phelipanche ramosa.
Multivoltine; hibernation as larva.
distribution within Europe
North American species, entered Europe around 1975.
Band (1966a), de Jong & van Zuijlen (2003a), Piwowarczyk, Mielczarek & Guzikowski (2018a), Pajač Živković, Barić, Šubić, ao (2017a), Seljak (2013a).