Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Amauromyza morionella larva

Amauromyza morionella

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Stachys sylvatica, Luxemburg: Flaxweiler

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“head” and rear end

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mandibles and mouth field

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rear spiraculuum lateral and dorsal


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front spiraculum, dorsal


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spinulation

The larva is described by de Meijere (1934a). Of the three papillae on the rear spiraculum the posterior one is not markedly elongated or hook-like. This separates morionella and A. lamii together from A. labiatarum, the most common Amauromyza on Lamiaceae.

25.xi.2007

Last modified 25.vii.2017