Liriomyza occipitalis Hendel, 1931

on Equisetum

parasite

The larvae boren in the thin lateral branches. Pupation external.

host plants

Equisetaceae, narrowly monophagous

Equisetum arvense.

phenology

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

larva

Rear spiraculum with 10-14 strongly elongated papillae in three groups.

puparium

Brownish black.

synonyms

Liriomyza bruscae Hering, 1962.

references

Andersen (2016a), Buhr (1964a), Černý (2001a), Černý & Bächli (2018a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Hering (1962a), Martinez (1984a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Robbins (1991a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a, 1990a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Zlobin (1986b).

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