Hydrellia nigricans (Stenhammer, 1844)

Diptera, Ephydridae

mine

Verty fine gallery that spirals around the base of the leaf; the part of the leaf above turns yellow or red. The larva can kae several mines. Pupation within the mine.

hostplants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus articulatus, bufonius.

phenology

Larvae in June.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to Italy, and from Spain to Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2011).

references

Hering (1957a).

26/12/2011

mod 28.vi.2017