Melanagromyza sativae Spencer, 1957

on Apiaceae

parasite

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

hostplants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Angelica archangelica; Anthriscus; Pastinaca sativa; Pimpinella peregrina, saxifraga; Seseli; Torilis japonica.

The association by Dempewolf with Dictamnus (Rutaceae) seems questionable.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

Achterspiracula op een lage sokkel, sterk gechitiniseerd, diepzwart, met hun eigen diameter uit elkaar, voorzien van een centrale gechitiniseerde stekel, omgeven door 14 kleine papillen.

puparium

Rear spiracula on a low base, strongly chitinised, solid black, separated by their own diameter, bearing a central chitinised spine, surrounded by 14 small papillae.
Melanagromyza sativae: rear spiracula

rear spiracula (from Spencer, 1957d)

synonyms

Melanagromyza torilidis Spencer, 1957.

references

Černý (2011a, 2013a), Cerny & Vála (1996a, 1999a, 2006a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Dempewolf (2001a), Griffiths (1963b), Pakalniškis (1996a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1957d, 1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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