Agromyza vicifoliae Hering, 1932

Agromyza vicifoliae: mines on Vicia sp.

Vicia sp., Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Étalle; © Daan Dekeukeleire & Jonas Mortelmans

mine

Blotch, preceded by a gallery that closely follows the leaf margin. The blotch is mined much deeper (and therefore more transparant) than the corridor. The blotch is precisely positioned over te midrib of the leaflet. Frass very sparingly in the gallery, in the blotch as a few large lumps. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, hirsuta, sepium.

phenology

Larvae in June (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Mortelmans ao, 2014a).

NE recorded (Hering, 1959a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

From Sandinavia to the Iberian Peninsula, Corsiaca and Sicily, and from the UK to the Baltic States and Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

references

Andersen (2016a), Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Beuk (2002a), Černý (2001a, 2007a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a, 2006a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Griffiths (1962a), Hering (1932h, 1955b, 1956a, 1959a), Mortelmans, Boeraeve, Tamsyn, Proesmans & Dekeukeleire (2014a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Pakalniškis (1998a, 1990a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Popescu-Gorj & Drăghia (1966a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1966b, 1972a, 1974a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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