Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Liriomyza orbona

Liriomyza orbona (Meigen, 1830)



host plants

Poaceae, probably oligophagous

Avena; Deschampsia; Hordeum murinum; Poa.

Avena, Deschampsia, and Poa are mentioned by Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a). Where and how they have arrived at this association is not stated.


BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

NE recorded (de Meijere, 1924a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden and Finland tot the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, ans Creta, and from Ireland to Poland and Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Liriomyza fuscolimbata (Strobl, 1900), L. orbonella Hendel, 1931.


This species is only known as adult. Because of its taxonomic position it is confidently assumed to be a grass miner.


Andersen (2016a), Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Benavent, Martínez, Moreno & Jiménez (2004a), Beuk (2002a), Černý (2004a, 2011a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a) , Černý & Merz (2005a, 2007a), Černý & Vála (2006a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Gil Ortiz (2009a), Gil-Ortiz, Falcó-Garí, Oltra-Moscardó ao (2009a), Hering (1955b), de Meijere (1924a, 1939a), Pakalniškis (1995a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Spencer (1956a, 1971a, 1972a,b, 1973c, 1976a), Süss (1982a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 15.xii.2018