Symphytum officinale, Bunderbos
‘head’ and rear end
front and rear spiracula, lateral
front and rear spiracula, dorsal
mandibles and mouth field; mandibles with 2 teeth, stron ppppp0gly alternating
rear end, dorsal, to show the ‘hips’
spinulation of the ‘hip’, dorsal and lateral
The mandibles alternate (difference with A. abiens!); remarkably, the right mandible is larger than the left one. Within the subfamily Agromyzinae it is the rule that, if the mandibles differ in size at all, the left one is the largest (Griffiths, 1962a).