Liriomyza kleiniae Hering, 1927

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Upper-surface gallery on or close to the midrib with side branches that, especially in small leaves, are rather broad and then may coalesce into an oval blotch. Pupation external, exit slit in upper epidermis (always?)

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Kleinia neriifolia.

phenology

Larvae from March on.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

references

Hering (1927a, 1957a).

17/07/2010

mod 28.vi.2017