Hydrellia stratiotae Hering, 1925

mine

A number of short, rather broad corridors that enter the blade from the midrib. Pupation within the mine, mainly in the leaf base and the midrib. At the moment only adult flies can be separated from H. mutata.

hostplants

Hydrocharitaceae, oligophagous

Stratiotes aloides

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2007). A record by de Meijere in his 1939 checklist was based on a misidentification (Beuk & Zarwarnicki (2002a).

distribution within Europe

UK, Poland, Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

references

Buhr (1933a), Hering (1925b, 1932d, 1957a), Sønderup (1949a), Surányi (1942a), Zatwarnicki (1988a).

11.i.2009

mod 22.vii.2017