Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza flaviceps

Agromyza flaviceps Fallén, 1823


Humulus lupulus, Duin en Kruidberg


Upper-surface corridor, widening to the end, but never becoming a primary blotch, and only rarely a secondary one. Sides irregularly eaten out. No association with the leaf venation. Frass in a diffuse, central, green band. After a shower or two most of the frass is washed out and the mines appear white. Pupation outside the mine.


Cannabaceae, monophagous

Humulus lupulus.

Mentioned by Maček (1999a, Slovenië) also from Urtica urens.


Larvae in June and Agust-Fall (Hering, 1957a).


BE recorded (De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1991a).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1924a).

LUX observed (Ellis).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to Italy and from the UK to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007); also Bulgaria (Buhr, 1941b).



Beiger (1955a, 1960a, 1965a, 1970a, 1979a, 1989a), Beuk (2002a), Buhr (1932a, 1941b, 1964a), Černý (2011a, 2013a), Drăghia (1968a, 1971a), De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1991a), Fazekas (2011a), van Frankenhuyzen Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Hering (1924b, 1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), Manning (1956a), de Meijere (1924a, 1939a), Michalska (1972a, 1976a, 2003a), Nowakowski (1954a), Papp (2009a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Pârvu (2005a), Popescu-Gorj & Drăghia (1968a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a), Stammer (2016a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), Süss (1982a), Surányi (1942a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a), Ureche (2010a), Zoerner (1969a).

Last modified 22.iii.2018