Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza alunulata

Agromyza alunulata (Hendel, 1931)

mine

Long, shallow corridor, initially running up towards the leaf tip, then switching direction and descending. Here and there remain small islands of uneaten leaf parenchyma. Frass in regularly dispersed granules. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Glyceria maxima.

hostplants

Glyceria maxima.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Finland to France, and from the UK to the Baltic States (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

puparium

Globular, anterior end prolonged snoutlike.

synonyms

Agromyza distorta Griffiths, 1955.

references

Griffiths (1955a, 1963a), Hering (1957a), Pakalniškis (200a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

16/01/2016

Last modified 4.viii.2017