Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ophiomyia asparagi

Ophiomyia asparagi Spencer, 1964

mine

Long vertical corridor in the stem rind.

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Asparagus acutifolius, officinalis.

phenology

Larven in March – April, July -August (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

From France to the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, and Serbia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Described by de Meijere (1937a: 184, als “Ophiomyia sp.”). Rear spiraculum with 6 papillae.

references

Buhr (1941b), Černý (2004a, 2011a), Guglya (2021a), Hering (1957a, 1967a), de Meijere (1937a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Spencer (1964a).

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