Melanagromyza artemisiae Spencer, 1957

on artemisia

parasite

The larva lives as an internal stem borer; also the puparium in the stem.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

Puparium bleek oranje-bruin. Achterspiracula sterk gechitiniseerd, diepzwart, gescheiden door hun eigen diameter, voorzien van een centrale gechitiniseerde stekel, omgeven door 12 zwak gedifferentieerde papillen.

puparium

Puparium pale orange-brown. Rear spiracula strongly chitinised, solid black, separated by their own diameter, bearing a central chitinised spine, surrounded by 12 ill-differentiated papillae.

references

Černý & Vála (1996a), Pakalniškis (1993a, 1996a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Sasakawa (1961a), Spencer (1957d), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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