Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agromyza marionae

Agromyza marionae Griffiths, 1963

on Vicia


Beginning on a petiole, thence on the stem the larva makes an up to 30 cm long mine in the bark. The final part of the mine is about as wide as them stem; the long yellow larva then is clearly visible. Pupation outside of the mine.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, sylvatica.


Agromyza marionae: larva (details)
Extensively described by Griffiths, from which also this picture is taken; a, cephalic skeleton, b, mandible; c, front spiraculum; d, rear spiraculum.


Pale yellow.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Andersen (2016a), Buhr (1964a), Černý & Merz (2006a, 2007a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Griffiths (1962a), Hering (1963a), Pakalniškis (1996b), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1972a, 19976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 10.iii.2018