Liriomyza amarellae Hering, 1963
The mine begins in the stem rind, from there enters via the petiole one, sometimes more, leaves, making several excursions in the leaf. In the leaf the corridors may be strongly convoluted, and form a secondary blotch. Frass in strings, in turns at either side.
Gentianella amarella, ciliata, germanica
Larvae in June-July and from mid September (Hering, 1963a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2007).
distribution within Europe
Only known from Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2007), bur recently reported from Turkey (Hepdurgun ao, 2007a).
Buhr (1960a, 1964c), (Hepdurgun ao, 2007a), Hering (1963a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).