Agromyza flavipennis Hendel, 1920

Agromyza flavipennis: mine on Lamium album

Lamium album, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Étalle © Daan Dekeukeleire & Jonas Mortelmans

mine

Upper-surface, yet rather deep, therefore quite transparent, blotch, always along the leaf margin, generally in the distal half of the leaf. The blotch is preceded by a short and broad corridor, most of the time overrun later. Four up to eight larvae may co-occur in a leaf. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in lower epidermis.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Lamium album, galeobdolon, maculatum, purpureum.

Found once on Glechoma hederacea (Robbins, 1991a, UK).

phenology

Larvae in May-early June, in a single generation (van Frankenhuyzen & Freriks, 1969b).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Mortelmans ao, 2014a).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1924a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to France, and from the UK to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

de Meijere (1925a, 1943a).

synonyms

Phytomyza flavipennis: van Frankenhuyzen & Freriks (1969b).

references

Beiger (1960a, 1970a, 1979a), Beuk (2002a), Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý & Merz (2006a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Chałańska, Łabanowski & Soika (2006a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), van Frankenhuyzen & Freriks (1969b), van Frankenhuyzen Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Hering (1955b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), Maček (1999a), Martinez (1984a), de Meijere (1924a, 1939a), Mortelmans, Boeraeve, Tamsyn, Proesmans & Dekeukeleire (2014a), Nowakowski (1954a), Pakalniškis (1993a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1954a, 1972a, 1974a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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