Hydrellia concolor (Stenhammer, 1844)

Diptera, Ephydridae

mine

A whitish corridor without recognisable frass, initially superficial, later deeper. Pupation in the mine, in the pith of the leaf or flower stalk. It is connected to the outside world by a previously made exit hole (Hering, 1925a).

hostplants

Butomaceae, monophagous

Butomus umbellatus

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

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

puparium

Hyaline, initially greenish, later brownish. Difficult to find, look for the exit openings.

synonyms

Hydrellia butomi Hering, 1925.

references

Hering (1924b, 1925b, 1957a), Hollman-Schirmacher & Zatwarnicki (1999a), Zatwarnicki (1988a).

12.iii.2008

mod 28.vi.2017