Japanagromyza salicifolii (Collin, 1911)
Salix canariensis; from Hering (1927a)
Populus nigra, Crete, Kokkini Hani © Rob Edmunds, det. Michael von Tschirnhaus
an other leaf
The larva initially makes a greenish corridor near or along the leaf margin. After a moult the larva starts making an elongated blotch. Older mines transparent, almost whitish. Oviposition scar in the end often torn out. Frass in fine grains; pupation outside the mine.
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
Mediterranean Region and Canary Islands.
Described in detail by Dempewolf (2001a). Mandibles without about 6 teeth. Rear spiracula very unusual, each with three fanlike structure closely adpressed to the . Cephalic skeleton of Agromyzinae type.
The only European representative of this genus.
Amsel & Hering (1931a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Dempewolf (2001a), Hering (1927a, 1957a), Maček (1999a), Martinez & Gumez (1998a), Skuhravá & Roques (2000a), Spencer (1974a), Süss (1979a).