Galiomyza galiivora (Spencer, 1969)

8757

Galium sylvaticum, Amstelveen, JP Thijssepark

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Galium mollugo © M Dempewolf

mine

Long, upper-surface, gradually widening corridor, not infrequently forming a secondary blotch. The first part of the corridor mostly follows the leaf margin. Frass in irregular grains. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Rubiaceae, ologophagous

Galium aparine, mollugo, odoratum, rubioides, sylvaticum.

phenology

Larvae found in August.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1999a).

NE recorded (Ellis: Amstelveen).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Kautenbach).

distribution within Europe

From Lithuania to Germany and Hungary; also Corsica (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

synonyms

Praspedomyza, Liriomyza galiivora.

notes

The species was described after material from Canada and Corsica; is occurrence in Europe may he be result of an accidental introduction (Dempewolf, in litt. 2002).

references

Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Dempewolf (2001a), Eiseman & Lonsdale (2018a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Spencer (1969b), Spencer & Steyskal (1986a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Ureche (2010a).

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