Japanagromyza salicifolii (Collin, 1911)

Japanagromyza salicifolii mines

Salix canariensis; from Hering (1927a)

Japanagromyza salicifolii: mines on Populus nigra

Populus nigra, Crete, Kokkini Hani © Rob Edmunds, det. Michael von Tschirnhaus

Japanagromyza salicifolii: mines on Populus nigra

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mine

The larva initially makes a greenish corridor near or along the leaf margin. After a moult the larva starts making an elongated blotch. Older mines transparent, almost whitish. Oviposition scar in the end often torn out. Frass in fine grains; pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Populus alba, nigra; Salix canariensis, caprea.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Mediterranean Region and Canary Islands.

larva

Described in detail by Dempewolf (2001a). Mandibles without about 6 teeth. Rear spiracula very unusual, each with three fanlike structure closely adpressed to the . Cephalic skeleton of Agromyzinae type.

synonyms

Agromyza salicifolii.

notes

The only European representative of this genus.

references

Amsel & Hering (1931a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Dempewolf (2001a), Hering (1927a, 1957a), Maček (1999a), Martinez & Gumez (1998a), Skuhravá & Roques (2000a), Spencer (1974a), Süss (1979a).

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