Agromyza bicophaga Hering, 1925

mine

Large blotch, preceded by a corridor that meticulously follows the leaf margin. Blotch clearly upper-surface, nowhere mined out deeper than the corridor, and equally transparent. The blotch is not oriented on the midrib. Frass in the corridor in short streaks along the sides, in the blotch as small grains that partly may be deliquescent. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, dumetorum, grandiflora, hirsuta, pisiformis, sativa & subsp. nigra, sepium, sylvatica, tenuifolia, tetrasperma, villosa.

phenology

Larvae in June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1939a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to France, and from the UK to Poland; also Sardinia (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

De Meijere (1926a, 1938a).

references

Amsel & Hering (1933a); Beiger (1960a), Beuk (2002a), Buhr (1932a, 1964a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Haase (1942a), Hering (1925a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1926a, 1939a), Nowakowski (1954a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1959a, 1971b, 1972a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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