Agromyza orobi Hendel, 1920

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

The mine begins as an upper-surface corridor along the leaf margin, with the sides irregularly eaten out. Later the corridor widens into a large blotch. Frass in very fine grains in two rows. Around the mine the leaf turns strikingly dark (Hering, 1924a). Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus grandiflorus, laevigatus, latifolius, niger, sylvestris, tuberosus, vernus.

Associated by Papp & Černý also with Vicia, but without any detail or reference.

phenology

Larvae in May (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Unknown from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Denmark, Finland and the Baltic States to Italy (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1928a). Rear spiraculum with 3 papillae.

puparium

Brown.

synonyms

In the past brought into connection with A. bicophaga Hering, but that is an independent species (Spencer, 1971b).

references

Beiger (1955a, 1960a, 1965a, 1970a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Haase (1942a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1924a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kvičala (1938a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1928a), Michalska (1970a, 1972a, 1976a), Michna (1975a), Pakalniškis (1993a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Skala (1936a, 1951a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1959a, 1971b, 1976a), Starý (1930a), Süss & Moreschi (2003a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

17/01/2016

mod 17.vii.2017