Liriomyza clarae Beiger, 1972

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Deep blotch, that may occupy the while leaf, inluding the petiole; possibly the larva migrates to another leaf via the petiole. Frass in dark green clumps or strings. Pupation outside the mine, exit slit in upper epidermis.

hostplants

Saxifragaceae, narrowly monophagous

Saxifraga carpatica.

phenology

Larva in July.

distribution within Europe

Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Yellow; mandibles with 2 teeth, alternating; both front and rear spiraculum with about 9 papillae.

puparium

Yellow.

references

Beiger (1972b), Michalska Myssura & Walczak (2010a).

23/01/2013

mod 28.vi.2017