Drosophilidae

A few species live as polyphagous leafminers. Oviposition occurs through an ovipositor. Like in Agromyzidae the ovipositor may also be used to make feeding punctures (Hendel, 1928a). The posterior spiracula of the larvae are very characteristic.

references

Hendel (1928a); Okada (1968a).

29/11/2014

pub 29.xi.2014 ยท mod 4.viii.2017