Suaeda seablite

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1afleck mine => 2

1bno fleck mine => 3

1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species

2acase with much adherent frass and plant debris: Coleophora atriplicis

2bcase at most with a few plant fragments: Coleophora deviella

3amine full depth; larva with chitinised head: Scrobipalpa nitentella

3bmine upper- or lower-surface; larva a maggot; at start of the mine a white egg shell => 4

4aegg shell finely reticulate, fragile; empty eggs often collapse: Botanophila depressa

4begg shell firm, ribbed, not collapsing: Clanoneurum cimificorme

Not included in the key: Coleophora algeriensis, feoleuca; Pegomya suaedae; Scrobipalpa bryophiloides, ocellatella, salinella, suaedivorella; Xeniomyza ilicitensis.

mod 9.x.2017