Ophiomyia labiatarum Hering, 1937

on Lamiaceae

parasite

The larva makes a shallow mine in the bark of the stem. Pupation in the mine, near a node.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium vulgare; Galeopsis angustifolia, ladanum, tetrahit; Lamium album, galeobdolon, maculatum, purpureum; Leonurus cardiaca; Nepeta; Prunella; Salvia pratensis; Satureja; Scutellaria galericulata; Stachys “betonica”, officinalis, palustris, recta, sylvatica.

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Rear spiraculum with 7 papillae.
Ophiomyia labiatarum: larva

larva, from de Meijere (1937a). a: rear spiraculum of a larva from Clinopodium; b-e: larva on Stachys sylvatica; b, cephalic skeleton of a first-stage larve; c, mandible of a third-stage larva; d, rear end of puparium; e, rear spiraculum.

puparium

Black.

references

Bland (1994c), Buhr (1941b, 1964a), Cerny (2001a, 2007a, 2011a, 2013a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Cerny & Merz (2006a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Martinez & Jiménez-Peydró (2010a), Griffiths (1962a), Hering (1957a), de Meijere (1937a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Pakalniškis (1994a, 1996b, 1998c), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Spencer (1956a, 1964a, 1972a, 1974a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, 2000a).

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