Liriomyza euphorbiae Martinez, 1998

mine

initially a linear, narrow serpentine gallery, widening into a more or less extended irregular blotch.

hostplants

Euphorbiaceae,monophagous

Euphorbia kotschyana, macroclada.

phenology

mines found in July and September/October.

distribution within Europe

European part of Turkey (Fauna Europaea, 2016).

larva

rear spiraculum with three papillae.

pupa

yellowish, ± 2 mm; rear spiracula small, rounded, brownish, with indistinct segments; spiracula on top of conical projections.

synonyms

the Fauna Europaea (2016) gives 1999 as publication date of the species; this is incorrect. The journal issue containing the publication in the library of theNetherlands’ Entomological Society bears an accession stamp: 28.ix.1998.

references

Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Martinez & Sobhian (1998a).

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