Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanagromyza astragali

Melanagromyza astragali Spencer, 1976

on Astragalus

parasite

The larva lives as an internal borer in the stem; there also the pupation. Adult flies may be bred from dead stems.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva and puparium

unknown.

synonyms

Melanagromyza kerkinica Černý, 2011.

references

Bland (2001a), Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý & Merz (2007a, Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Pakalniškis (1996a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 18.iii.2018