Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chromatomyia swertiae larva

Chromatomyia swertiae

Chromatomyia swertiae larva details

Swertia perennis, Poland; anterior- (left) and posterior spiraculuum; from Hering (1954a); scale line 0.1 mm

Frontal appendage present; mandible with two teeth, the rear one much smaller than the apical one, strongly alternating (de Meijere, 1937a; 2nd instar larvae). Front spiraculum with at least 20, rear spiraculum with 40-42 papillae (Hering, 1954a).


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