Liriomyza obliqua Hendel, 1931-6

on Picris

mine

A very short, initially linear mine, later producing a wide blotch, which
quickly turns brownish to dark brown, well visible on the upper surface of the leaf. Pupation external.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Picris hieracioides.

distribution within Europe

England, Lithuania, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania.

puparium

Brownish; the posterior spiracles are conical, adjoined basally, each having an ellipse of 9 minute papillae and the 10th being slightly elongate, finger-like and protuberant downward.

references

Černý & Merz (2007a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2005a), Pakalniškis (1998a), Papp (2009a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Spencer (1971b), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Warrington & von Tschirnhaus (2018a).

mod 12.iii.2019