Ophiomyia orbiculata (Hendel, 1931)

on Lathyrus, Pisum

parasite

The larva makes a gallery in the bark of the stem, mostly descending to below ground level. Puparium in the mine; the front spiracula project through the epidermis.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Pisum sativum.

According to Benavent ao in Spain also on Lathyrus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Ophiomyia orbiculata: larva

cephalic skeleton (1), front spiraculum (2) and rear spiraculum (3) of the larva (from Griffith, 1967b). The anterior spiraculum has 8-10 papillae, the posterior spiraculum 17-22.

puparium

Ophiomyia orbiculata:  puparium

Rear spiracula of the puparium (from Spencer, 1964a)

synonyms

Melanagromyza orbiculata; M. nostradamus Hering, 1933; M. paracelsus Hering, 1933.

references

Andersen (2016a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Černý (2001a, 2011a, 2013a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Černý & Merz (2005a, 2006a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Darvas, Skuhravá & Andersen (2000a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Hering (1933c, 1943a, 1955b, 1956a), Griffiths (1967b), Pakalniškis (1990a, 1994a, 1998a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1964a, 1972a, 1973b, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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