Hydrellia albifrons (Fallén, 1813)

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Broad upper suface corridors, sometimes almost a blotch. The larva can leave its mine and restart elsewehere. Frass hardly discernable. Pupation witihn the mine.

hostplants

Hydrocharitaceae, monophagous

Hydrocharis morsus-ranae.

In the botanical garden of Berlin also found on the extra-European Potamogeton drucei.

phenology

Mines found in August (Hering, 1925b).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from the UK to Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Green.

synonyms

Hydrellia hydrocharitis Hering, 1925; H. xenophaga Hering, 1950.

references

Buhr (1933a), Hering (1925b, 1950a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Sønderup (1949a), Zatwarnicki (1988a).

21/03/2011

mod 28.vi.2017