miner: Large glassy blotch, beginning as a short full depth corridor along
the leaf margin Mine in the tip of a leaf segment. The leaf tissue
around the mine often turning dark purple. Much, coarse, frass.
Pupation outside the mine (Bladmineerders van Europa).
mine is also illustrated in British
The larvae of sawflies have a head capsule, chewing mouthparts with opposable mandibles, six thoracic legs and abdominal legs (although they may be reduced) (see examples).
The larva is illustrated in British
leafminers and Bladmineerders van Europa.
The pupae of sawflies have visible head appendages, wings and legs which lie in sheaths.
The adult is illustrated in ECatSym - Electronic World Catalog of Symphyta.
Hosts in Great Britain & Ireland:
of year - larvae: June - July (British
of year - adults: Currently unknown.
Full synonymy and references are listed in ECatSym - Electronic World Catalog of Symphyta.
in Great Britain & Ireland: Britain including Bedfordshire (VC30),
Berkshire (VC22), Cambridgeshire (VC29), North Wiltshire and Surrey (NBN
recorded in the Republic of Ireland (van Achterberg in Fauna Europaea).
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elsewhere: Widespread in continental Europe including Austria,
Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, French mainland,
Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland (van Achterberg
in Fauna Europaea).
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British and Irish Parasitoids in Britain and elsewhere: Unknown.