Liriomyza equiseti de Meijere, 1924

on Equisetum

parasite

The larva lives as a borer in te main stem. Pupation external, univoltine.

hostplants

Equisetaceae, narrowly monophagous

Equisetum arvense.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

“Rear spiraculum with more than 3 papillae” (de Meijere, 1924a)

puparium

Dark brown, rear spiraculum with 9 papillae.

references

Beuk (2002a), Buhr (1932a), Hering (1962a), Kabos (1971a), Lonsdale (2017a), de Meijere (1924a, 1939a), Pakalniškis (1998a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1971a, 1972a, 1990a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

mod 8.iii.2018