Melanagromyza eriolepidis Spencer, 1961

on Cirsium

parasite

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

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cirsium eriophorum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva and puparium

unknown

references

Černý & Bächli (2018a), Gibbs (2002a), Spencer (1961a, 1990a), Tomasi (2014a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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