Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Amauromyza leonuri

Amauromyza leonuri Spencer, 1971

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Leonurus cardiaca, Nieuwendam

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detail of the initial corridor

mine

Narrow upper-surface corridor, after the first moult suddenly changing into a large primary blotch. Frass in the corridor in irregular black stripes and granules. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Ballota nigra; Lamium album; Leonurus cardiaca; Phlomis tuberosa; Stachys officinalis.

phenology

Larvae found in mid June (Spencer, 1971b).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

NE recorded (Ellis).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

Germany and Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

references

Černý & Merz (2005a, 2007a), Guglya (2021a), Papp & Černý (2016a), Spencer (1971b), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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