Liriomyza cannabis Hendel, 1931

Liriomyza cannabis mine on Cannabis sativa

Cannabis sativa, Belgium, prov Hainaut, Rongy © Chris Snyers

Liriomyza cannabis mine

same mine, detail

mine

Upper-surface corridor. When there is sufficienty space the first part of the corridor is wound in a dense spiral. (This strongly reminds the mine of L. eupatorii, but there the spiral is larger.) Frass, at least partly, in strings. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Cannabaceae, monophagous

Cannabis sativus.

phenology

In 2 generations (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (prov. Hainaut, Chris Snyers).

NE recorded by Kabos (1971a) and van Frankenhuyzen Houtman & Kabos (1982a) as Liriomyza eupatorii on Cannabis.

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Scandinavia to Slovenia, Serbia and Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2008); introduced in Britain (Collins ao, 2016a).

larva

Described by de Meijere (1927a) and Sasakawa (1961a); rear spiraculum with 3 papillae, the posterior one elongated, hook-like.

references

Beiger (1960a, 1970a, 1979a, 1989a), Beuk (2002a), Buhr (1932a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Collins, Gaunt, von Tschirnhaus & Pye (2016a), Drăghia 1968a, 1974a), van Frankenhuyzen Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Hering (1957a), Kabos (1971a), Maček (1999a), de Meijere (1937a), Pakalniškis (1982b), Papp & Černý (2018a), Popescu-Gorj & Drăghia (1966a), Sasakawa (1961a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Spencer (1961a, 1976a), Surányi (1942a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Ureche (2010a).

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