Liriomyza centaureae Hering, 1927

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Liriomyza centaureae: mine on Centaurea jacea

Centaurea jacea, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin, lieu-dit “Roche Albéric” © Stéphane Claerebout: occupied mine

Liriomyza centaureae: mine on Centaurea jacea

same mine lighted from behind

Liriomyza centaureae: mine on Centaurea scabiosa

Centaurea scabiosa, Cartils

mine

Fairly long, upper-surface, little branched corridor; loops close together. Frass in pearl chains or strings. Pupation external.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Centaurea cineraria, jacea, macroptilon, phrygia & subsp. pseudophrygia, scabiosa, stoebe; Cota tinctoria; Cyanus montanus.

The inclusion of Cota among the hostplants is based on the synonymy of Liriomyza anthemidis Pakalniškis.

phenology

Larvae in June-July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded, see pictures above.

NE recorded (Ellis, several loc.).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Kautenbach).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia and the Baltic States to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from the UK to hymgary; also in Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2008) and Turkey (Civelek, Deeming & Önder, 2000a).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1937); rear spiraculum with 8-9 papillae. Pakalniškis (1994a) mentions 6 or 7 in his anthemidis.

puparium

Yellow (Pakalniškis, 1994a).

synonyms

Liriomyza anthemidis Pakalniškis (1994.

references

Ahr (1966a), Beiger (1958a, 1970a, 1979a), Buhr (1964a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Deeming & Önder (2000a), Griffiths (1962a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1927b, 1930b, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), Manning (1956a), de Meijere (1937a), Michalska (1970a), Nowakowski (1954a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntyte (2003a), Pakalniškis (1982b, 1994a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a, 1976a), Starý (1930a), Süss & Moreschi (2003a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Zoerner (1969a).

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pub 28.iv.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017