Melanagromyza sojae (Zehntner, 1900)
on Glycine, Phaseolus
The larva lives as an internal borer in the stem; there also the pupation.
In th tropics on more plants; soya been is the most important by far. .
distribution within Europe
Described by Sasakawa; hins spiraculum with 8-9 papillae around a chitinous cylinder.
hind spiraculum, lateral view (from Sasakawa)
In soya culture an important pest (Talkear).
Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Martinez & Jiménez-Peydró (2010c), Sasakawa (1961a), Spencer (1966c, 1974a), Talekar (1989a).