Agromyza salicina Hendel, 1922

Diptera, Agromyzidae

8275

Salix repens, Amstelveen, JP Thijssepark

mine

Lower-surface corridor that follows the leaf margin for some distance, then suddenly widens considerably. Pupation outside the mine; exit slit in upper epidermis. Frass in irregular grains.

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix caprea, repens.

phenology

Larvae in June, July (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE recorded (Ellis: Amstelveen, Bergen NH, Zandvoort).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

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

larva

Described by de Meijere (1925a); mandibles with 2 teeth; front spiraculum globular, with several papillae; rear spiraculum with 8-10 elliptic papillae in a 3/4 circle.

puparium

Reddish brown (Spencer, 1976a).

notes

Young mines of A. salicina can easily be confused with young mines of Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella. The fist part of the corridor, following the leaf margin, then is diagnostic for salicina.

references

Buhr (1932a, 1964a), Hering (1957a), de Meijere (1925a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Skuhravá & Roques, (2000a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

18/01/2016

mod 28.vi.2017