Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aulagromyza discrepans

Aulagromyza discrepans (van der Wulp, 1871)

on Galium


The larva mines and pupates in the bark of the stem, often together with the larva of A. orphana.

host plants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Galium aparine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Posterior spiraculum with three globular papillae. The curious rearwards projection that characterises A. orphana is missing in the species.


Agromyza, Paraphytomyza, Phytagromyza discrepans.


Beuk (2002a), Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Dempewolf (2001a), Hering (1956a), de Meijere (1924a, 1939a), Papp & Černý (2016a), Robbins (1991a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1996a, 1999a), Spencer (1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1969a, 1999a), van der Wulp (1871a).

Last modified 14.xii.2018