Liriomyza pascuum (Meigen, 1838)

Liriomyza pascuum mine on Euphorbia amygdaloides

Euphorbia amygdaloides, Britain, Savernake Forest; © Jojanneke Bijkerk

Liriomyza pascuum mine on Euphorbia amygdaloides

Euphorbia amygdaloides, Amstelveen, JP Thijssepark

Liriomyza pascuum: mine on Euphorbia sp.

Euphorbia spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Parc National de Furfooz © Stéphane Claerebout

mine

Primary upper-surface blotch without a trace of a preceding corridor, generally containing several larvae. The mine contains much greenish and half-deliquescent frass. Pupation outside the mine.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Euphorbia amygdaloides. characias, dulcis, esula, nicaeensis subsp. glareosa, palustris, pithyusa.

phenology

Larvae from May to September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1991a).

NE recorded (Kabos, 1971, as L. pusilla on Euphorbia).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Kautenbach).

distribution within Europe

From the UK and Polen to the Iberian Peninsula; also Roumania and Corsica (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Bulgaria (Buhr (1941b), Slovenia (Maček, 1999a), and Turkey (Civelek, 2004a).

larva

synonyms

Liriomyza pusilla: Kabos, 1971; van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a).

references

Beiger (1970a, 1979a), De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1991a), Buhr (1941a), Civelek (2004a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Drăghia (1970a, 1974a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Hering (1932g, 1936b, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Kabos (1971a), Maček (1999a), Martinez & Sobhian (2000a), de Meijere (1938a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Robbins (1991a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Spencer (1972a), Starý (1930a), Surányi (1942a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a), Ureche (2010a).

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