Agromyza erodii Hering, 1927

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Agromyza erodii mine

Erodium laciniatum; from Hering (1927a)

mine

Mine starts with a rather long, contorted, lower-surface corridor, often following the leaf margin; the corridor abruptly widens to a large, upper-surface, very shallow, blotch. Frass as fine grains in the corridor, dispersed and very fine in the later blotch. Pupation external.

hostplants

Geraniaceae, monophagous

Erodium laciniatum.

phenology

Larvae in March.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a).

17/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017