Amauromyza elaeagni (Rohdendorf-Holmanová, 1959)

on Elaeagnus

Amauromyza elaeagni: mine on Elaeagnus angustifolia

Elaeagnus angustifolia, Russia, Mid Volga region, 140 km S Ulyanovsk, steppe, ix.2018 © Vadim V. Zolotuhin

Amauromyza elaeagni: mines on Elaeagnus angustifolia

mines

Amauromyza elaeagni: mine on Elaeagnus angustifolia

Elaeagnus angustifolia, Russia, Mid Volga region, Ulyanovsk, city park, 2.x.2019 © Vadim V. Zolotuhin: mine

Amauromyza elaeagni: mine on Elaeagnus angustifolia

another example

Amauromyza elaeagni: mine on Elaeagnus angustifolia

here the initial gallery is well preserved

mine

Narrow upper-surface corridor, followed, and often overrun, by a blotch. Frass in the gallery section in short thread fragments. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Elaeagnaceae, monophagous

Elaeagnus angustifolia.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

Roumania (Fauna Europaea, 2010); recorded by Kollár & Hrubík (2009a) from Slovakia.

notes

The only European agromyzid on the family Elaeagnaceae (Griffiths, 1976b). Because of the popularity of Elaeagnus species in parks and gardens a species worth looking for.

references

Černý & Merz (2006a), Drăghia (1967a, 1968a, 1972a, 1974a), Griffiths (1976b), Kollár & Hrubík (2009a), Popescu-Gorj & Drăghia (1968a), Ureche (2010a).

mod 4.x.2019