Agromyza apfelbecki Strobl, 1902

mine

Corridor, both upon and in the midrib and principal lateral veins. From the corridor many short, broad excursions enter the lamina. Most of the frass as discrete grains in the main corridor. Pupation outside the mine (Hering, 1957a).

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides; Cirsium creticum; Cynara baetica, cardunculus, scolymus.

Pest in artichoke cultivation (Dempewolf, 2004a; Spencer, 1976b).

phenology

From spring on, in 3 generations (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Southern Europe, also France and Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2007; von Tschirnhaus, 1999a).

larva

puparium

Brown (Ricchello, 1928a), red (de Meijere, 1946a).

synonyms

Agromyza andalusiaca Strobl, 1906.

references

Amsel & Hering (1931a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Černý (2004a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Dempewolf (2004a), Drăghia (1968a, 1972a), Hering (1957a, 1967a), Huber (1969a), de Meijere (1946a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Ricchello (1928), (Spencer, 1966b, 1973b,c), Süss (1982a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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mod 25.vii.2017