Chyliza vittata Meigen, 1826

mine

The mine begins as a fine corridor, descends into the leaf sheath or stem, reenters from there a few more times in the blade. Pupation in the tuber. Ofen the inflorescence of infested plants will wilt.

hostplants

Orchidaceae, oligophagous

Dactylorhiza, Epipactis; Himantoglossum; Neottia; Orchis.

phenology

Larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (De Bruyn, 1991a).

NE recorded (de Meijere 1939a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from Ireland to Lithuania and Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1940b) and de Vos-de Wilde (1935a). Rear spiracula on a large common black spot; mandible with one tooth.

references

Beiger (1960a), Beuk & van der Goot (2002a), De Bruyn (1991a), Hering (1957a), Mansard-Veken (1999a), de Meijere (1939a, 1940b), Robbins (1991a), de Vos-de Wilde (1935a).

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