Hydrellia cochleariae Haliday, 1839

Diptera, Ephydridae

Hydrellia cochleariae mine

Callitriche stagnalis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Houyet, river Lesse © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Hydrellia cochleariae mine

another, younger, mine

mine

A corridor that enters the leaf from its base. The larva migrates from one leaf to the other by way of the stem. Pupation in the mine, usually in the stem, less often in a leaf.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, Potamogetonaceae;

Callitriche stagnalis; Potamogeton.

phenology

Larvae from March on (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Gosseries, 1991d).

NE recorded (Beuk & Zatwarnicki, 2002a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany and Poland to the Pyrenees and Alps, and from Ireland to Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

references

Beuk & Zatwarnicki (2002a), Gosseries (1991d), Hering (1957a), Zatwarnicki (1988a).

21/03/2011

mod 28.vi.2017