Melanagromyza tripolii Spencer, 1957

on Tripolium

parasite

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

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tripolium pannonicum subsp. tripolium (= Aster tripolium).

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

Puparium oranjebruin. Achterspiracula sterk gechitiniseerd, diepzwart, met hun eigen diameter uit elkaar, voorzien van een korte centrale gechitiniseerde stekel, omgeven door 14 goed gedifferentieerde papillen.

puparium

Puparium orange-brown. Rear spiracula strongly chitinised, solid black, separated by their own diameter, bearing a small central chitinised spine, surrounded by 14 well-differentiated papillae.
Melanagromyza tripolii: rear spiracula

rear spiracula (from Spencer, 1957d)

references

Beuk (2002a), Černý (2001a), Černý & Bächli (2018a), Černý & Merz (2006a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Civelek, Tonguc, Ozgul & Dursun (2007a), Hering (1957b), de Meijere (1925a), Papp & Černý (2015a), van Soelen & Markusse (1983a), Spencer (1957d, 10972a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1981a, 1999a).

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