Liriomyza cicerina (Rondani, 1875)

Liriomyza cicerina mine

Melilotus altissimus, Nieuwendam

mine

Oviposition upper-surface. Upper- or lower-surface, greenish or whitish gallery, sometimes a blotch. The corridor does not widen much and is not associated with the midrib. Frass in conspicuous thread fragments, alternating along the sides of the corridor. Pupation external. Exit slit along a side of the mine.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cicer arietinum; Hippocrepis emerus subsp. emeroides; Hymenocarpos circinnatus; Medicago sativa; Melilotus altissimus; Onobrychis viciifolia; Ononis spinosa &amnp; subp. hircina + procurrens; Securigera securidaca.

In southern Europe and elsewhere in the world a serious pest of chickpeas (Darvas, Skuhravá & Andersen (2000a), Dempewolf (2004a), Spencer (1973b). According to Robbins also on Melilotus albus, officinalis.

phenology

Larvae in April-June and August-September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1925a, 1939a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, Ireland excepted (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

puparium

synonyms

Agromyza ciceri Navarro, 1903; Liriomyza ononidis de Meijere, 1925; L. trichophthalma Hering, 1931.

references

Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a)Beuk (2002a), Bland (2001a), Buhr (1932a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Darvas, Skuhravá & Andersen (2000a), Dempewolf (2004a), Drăghia (1968a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Falcó-Garí, Oltra-Moscardó, Martinez, Moreno-Marí & Jiménez-Peydró (2009a), Hering (1930b, 1933b, 1957a, 1967a), Kabos (1971a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1925a, 1939a), Pakalniškis (1993a), Popescu-Gorj & Drăghia (1966a), Robbins (1991a), Skala (1936a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1959a, 1961a, 1972a,b, 1973b, 1974a, 1976a), Süss (1982a), Utech (1962a).

28/04/2017

pub 28.iv.2017 · mod 25.vii.2017