Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza bromi

Agromyza bromi Spencer, 1966


Mine and larve unknown. Because the adult fly closely resembles the one of A. nigrella, possibly this applies as well to mine and larvae (Spencer, 1966a).

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Bromopsis ramosa; Ceratochloa cathartica.


BE observed (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1995a, 1996a).

NE observed (Warrington, 2018e).

LUX not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From the UK to Bulgaria, and from the Baltic States to Spain (Fauna Europaea, 2007; Černý & Merz, 2006a; Gil Ortiz, 2009a).


Rear spiracula not on a common base, with 3 papillae (Spencer, 1966a).


Described from the botanical garden of Berlin.


Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý & Merz (2006a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Tonguc, Ozgul & Dursun (2007a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Martinez & Jiménez-Peydró (2010a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1995a, 1996a), Spencer (1966a, 1972a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 11.i.2019