Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza ferruginosa larva

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Symphytum officinale, Bunderbos

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‘head’ and rear end

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front and rear spiracula, lateral

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front and rear spiracula, dorsal

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mandibles and mouth field; mandibles with 2 teeth, stron ppppp0gly alternating

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rear end, dorsal, to show the ‘hips’

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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).

17.x.2007

Last modified 10.viii.2017