Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanagromyza nibletti

Melanagromyza nibletti Spencer, 1957

on Silaum


Stem borer; puparium in the stem.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Silaum silaus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Rear spiracula on a high base, strongly chitinised, solid black, separated by their own diameter, bearing a central chitinised spine, surrounded by 10-12 weakly differentiated papillae.
Melanagromyza nibletti: rear spiracula

rear spiracula (from Spencer, 1957d)


Černý & Bächli (2018a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Martinez & Jiménez-Peydró (2010a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1957d, 1966c, 1972a).

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