Liriomyza andryalae Hering, 1927

Diptera, Agromyzidae

Liriomyza andryalae mine

Andryala pinnatifida; from Hering (1927a)

mine

Upper surface corridor, ending in a secondary blotch with very conspicuous primary and secondary feeding lines. Frass initially in closely set grains, later irregularly scattered. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Andryala pinnatifida.

phenology

Larvae in March – April.

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Beri (1971d) described the larva, based on material from a widely different plant family (Asclepiadaceae); his identification is totally pointless.

references

Beri (1971d), Hering (1927a, 1957a).

17/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017