Telekia large yellow ox-eye

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a pinnately branched corridor, main branch positioned over the midrib, side branches over the secondary veins: Liriomyza strigata

1b corridor not pinnately branched, not associated with the leaf venation => 2

1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species

2a frass in discrete grains; puparium formed in the mine, its front spiracles penetrate through the epidermis: Chromatomyia cf. syngenesiae

2b frass in pearl chains or strings; puparium formed after the mine has been vacated => 3

3a final section of the gallery usually strongly contorted, often forming a secondary blotch: Liriomyza bryoniae

3b final section of the gallery not strongly contorted: Phytomyza conyzae

Tables for all parasites per species

mod 1.i.2019