Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza hiemalis

Agromyza hiemalis Becker, 1908

on Urtica


The upper surface mine begins as a rather straight, narrow, not widening gallery, general in the centre of the leaf; it abruptly widens into a blotch, generally along the leaf margin. Pupation external, exit slit at the underside.

host plants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica membranacea, urens.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands and Mediterranean region (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Černý (2004a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Martinez & Jiménez-Peydró (2010a), Massa & Rizzo (2000a), Spencer (1965c, 1967a, 1973c, 1974a), Süss (1999a).

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