Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Liriomyza sativae

Liriomyza sativae Blanchard, 1938

mine

Corridor, freely winding through the leaf. Frass in strings. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Strongly polyphagous

Chrysanthemum; Lycopersicon esculentum………

In temperate regions only in greenhouses.

distribution within Europe

Tropical species; not yet recorded in Europe (EPPO, 2004a; Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

Orange yellow; rear spiraculum with 3 papillae, the outer ones somewhat elongated (Spencer, 1973b; Central Science Laboratory UK, 2004a). Mandibles with 2 teeth, alternating. A picture of the cephalic skeleton can be found in Petitt (1990a).

puparium

Orange yellow (Spencer, 1973b; Central Science Laboratory UK, 2004a).

notes

In temperate regions a very serious greenhouse pest, especially in Solanaceae, Fabaceae and Cucurbitaceae crops (Spencer, 1973b).

references

Capinera (2005a), Central Science Laboratory UK (2004a), Chen & Wang (2006a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Collins (0000a), Eiseman & Lonsdale (2018a), European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (2004a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Parella (1987a), Petitt (1990a), Shiao (2004a), Spencer (1973b).

Last modified 21.ix.2018