Liriomyza flaveola (Fallén, 1823)

Liriomyza flaveola: mine on Schedonorus giganteus

Schedonorus giganteus, Susteren

Liriomyza flaveola: larva in its mine on Bromopsis erecta

Bromopsis erecta, Belgium, prov. Namur, Saint-Servais © Jean-Yves Baugnée

mine

Narrow corridor from start to end, whitish, upper- or lower-surface, generally running downwards. Mine often along the leaf margin. Frass in distinct grains of regular size, alternating along the sides of the corridor. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Poaceae, widely oligophagous

Agrostis; Aira; Alopecurus myosuroides; Arrhenatherum elatius; Anthoxanthum; Apera spica-venti; Avena barbata, sativa; Avenula pubescens; Briza media, maxima; Bromopsis erecta; Bromus hordeaceus; Calamagrostis canescens; Dactylis glomerata; Deschampsia flexuosa; Elytrigia repens; Eragrostis; Gaudinia; Holcus lanatus; Hordeum vulgare; Lolium perenne; Milium effusum; Ochlopoa annua; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phleum; Poa nemoralis, palustris; Schedonorus giganteus.

phenology

Larvae in May-June and August-October (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1991a).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1924a).

LUX not recorded Liriomyza flaveola

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, and from Ireland to Belarus and Hungary; also in Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2008); Bulgaria (Buhr, 1941b), Japan (Sasakawa, 2005a).

larva

puparium

Described by Meijere (1925a). Venturi (1939a) gives an illustration. The colour is said to be reddish-brown by Spencer (2973b), shining yellow-brown by de Meijere, yellow by Hering (1957a).

synonyms

Agromyza blanda Meigen, 1830; A. albicornis Meigen, 1838; A. variegata Meigen, 1838 (not 1830).

notes

Beri (1971d) describes the larva from an unknown species of Lamiaceae; this cannot be taken seriously.

references

Ahr (1966a), Andersen (2016a), Beiger (1955a, 1965a, 1970a, 1979a, 1989a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Beri (1971d), Beuk (2002a), De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1991a), Buhr (1932a, 1941b), Černý (2001a, 2007a, 2011a, 2013a), Černý, Barták & Roháček (2004a), Černý & Merz (2005a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Darvas & Papp (1985a); Dempewolf (2004a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Griffiths (1962a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1925a, 1926b, 1932g, 1955b, 1957a, 1960a, 1967a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), de Meijere (1924a, 1925a, 1939a), Michalska (1976a, 2003a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Pakalniškis (1986a, 1990a, 1998a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Robbins (1991a), Sasakawa (2005a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1995a, 1996a, 1999a), Skala (1936a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1957g, 1971a, 1972a,b, 1973b, 1976a), Starke (1942a), Süss (1982a), von Tschirnhaus (1982a, 1999a), Vála & Rohacek (1983a), Venturi (1939a), Zlobin (1986b).

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