Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Portevinia maculata

Portevinia maculata (Fallén, 1817)

ramsons hoverfly

on ramsons


Oviposition on the soil near the plant. The larve bore in the tubers. Before pupation they hibernate in the soil.

host plants

Amaryllidaceae, monophagous

Allium triquetrum, ursinum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Hövemeyer (1995a), Nielsen (1979a), Reemer, Renema, van Steenis ao (2009a), Robbins (1991a), Rotheray (1991a), Speight (2017a).

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