Opomyza petrei Mesnil 1934 (Family Opomyzidae)


Male

Female Ovipositing

Length: Male 4-4.75mmm, Female 4.25-5mm;
Wing Length: Male 3.8-4.3mm, Female 3.9-4.3mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) April Summer
(Earliest: 3.8)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Stem Borer)

Anthoxanthum odoratum

Holcus lanatus
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar, Pollen


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