Chromatomyia horticola (Goureau 1851) (Family Agromyzidae)


On Sonchus oleraceus

On Bistorta officinalis

Length: 2-2.5mm;
Wing Length: 2.2-2.7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(1-4 Days) (5-6 Days)
(Earliest: 9.6)
(9-15 Days) May - October

Biotopes:
Meadows

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Many Asteraceae

Several Brassicaceae

Several Fabaceae

Ajuga reptans

Clinopodium vulgare

Plantago

Linaria vulgaris

Valeriana officinalis

Valerianella locusta

Chelidonium majus

Papaver rhoeas

Bistorta officinalis

Chenopodium album

Echium vulgare
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Galeopsis
Parasitoids
Dacnusa areolaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Braconidae Larvae

Agromyzidae of the World: Chromatomyia horticola
British Leafminers: Chromatomyia horticola
Leaf and Stem Mines of British Flies: Chromatomyia horticola
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Chromatomyia horticola
Polyphagous Agromyzid Leafminers: Chromatomyia horticola


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