Limonium, sea lavender, statice, marsh-rosemary

Incl. Acantholimon, Goniolimon, Psylliostachys.

1a long, more or less contorted or spiralled corridor; larva mines all its life => 2

1b short corridor; older larvae live among spun leaves: Lobesia neptunia

1c galls, etc => 100

2a mine upper-surface; larva a maggot: Chromatomyia horticola

2b mine full depth; larva with sclerotised head => 3

3a coasts of the Canary Islands: Acalyptris staticis

3b coasts of the eastern Mediterranean: Acalyptris lesbia, A. limonii, A. maritima (mines cannot be told apart)

100a Nematoda => 101

100b Acari => 102

100c Coleoptera => 103

100e Diptera => 104

100f Hemiptera => 105

100d Hymenoptera => 106

100g rust fungi => 107

100h smut fungi => 108

100i powdery and downy mildews => 109

100j other causers => 110

102 – Acari

102a Eriophyidae: Aceria cumanorum

107 – rust fungi

107a Pucciniaceae: Uromyces limonii

109 – powdery and downy mildews

109a Erysiphaceae: Erysiphe limonii; Leveillula taurica

109b Peronosporaceae: Peronospora statices

110 – other causers

110a Fungi, Physodermataceae: Physoderma zsakii

The pyralid moth Glyptoteles leucacrinella Zeller, 1848, mentioned by Hering (1957a) in this connection is not a leafminer, as was already supposed by him.

Not included in the key: Scrobipalpa monochromella (biology insufficiently described).

13/09/2016