Melanagromyza cuscutae Hering, 1958
In Cuscuta campestris the larvae live as borers in the stems, and cause galling (not described). In C. europaea and lupuliformis they live in the inflorescence and feed on the fruits.
Cuscuta campestris, europaea, lupuliformis.
distribution within Europe
Dark brown, sometimes lighter. Rear spricula on a elevated base, separated by about the own diameter, with 15-19 somewhat irregularly arranged papillae around a black central spine, that is this species mostly is reduced to a scar.
details of the puparium: a,mandible; b,anterior spiraculum; c,posterior spiraculum, d,spinulation (from Hering, 1958b).
Hring (1958b), Papp & Černý (2015a), Singh & Beri (1972a), Süss (1982a), Tóth, Černý & Cagáň (2004a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).