Cheilosia psilophthalma (Becker, 1894)

on mouse-ear-hawkweed

parasite

The larvae live in the peduncle and the leaves; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Pilosella officinarum.

phenology

Hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

puparium

Smooth; anterior spiracula dark brown and shiny (Grosskopf).

synonyms

Cheilosia praecox (Zetterstedt, 1843).

references

Doczkal (1998a), Grosskopf (2005a), Grosskopf, Smit & Syrett (2002a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Speight (2017a).

mod 17.vi.2019