Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Delina veratri

Delina veratri (Hendel, 1925)

Diptera, Scathophagidae

mine

Irregular, elongate, upper-surface blotch with semi-deliquescent greenish frass and conspicuous primary feeding lines. Always several larvae in a mine. At the underside of the leaf egg shells are visible.

hostplants

Melianthaceae, monophagous

Veratrum album, lobelianum.

phenology

Larvae in July (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Germany, Poland, Austria (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

synonyms

Clidogastra veratri.

references

Beiger (1970a), Hering (1914a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), Seidel (1957a), Starý (1930a), Surányi (1942a).

25/11/2011

Last modified 28.vi.2017