Agromyza phragmitidis Hendel, 1922

7190bz

Phragmites australis, Ommen

13021

Phragmites australis, kanaal Almelo-Nordhorn

mine

A number of eggs are deposited in a transverse row, not far from the leaf margin. The larvae that emerge start to make an individual corridor in the direction of the leaf tip. The corridors quickly widen and merge into one communal, upper-surface, mine. Frass powdery (the larvae are somewhat green-dusty). Pupation as a rule outside the mine

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phragmites australis.

phenology

Larvae in June and September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Scheirs & De Bruyn, 1992a).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1924a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to France, and from Ireland to the Baltic States and Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2007); Corsica (Buhr, 1941b).

larva

>puparium

notes

The commonest miner on Common Reed.

references

Beiger (1955a), Beuk (2002a), Bland (1994c), Buhr (1932a, 1941b), Černý & Merz (2006a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), van Frankenhuyzen Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Griffiths (1962a, 1963a), Hering (1955b), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), de Meijere (1924a, 1925a, 1939a), Nartshuk (2011a), Nowakowski (1954a), Pakalniškis (1982a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Sasakawa (1961a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & Verdyck (1993a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1995a, 1996a), Skala (1951a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a), Starke (1942a), Starý (1930a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a), Zoerner (1970a).

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