Liriomyza scorzonerae Rydén, 1951

mine

Upper-surface blotch at the leaf margin, preceded by a short, quickly widening, lower-surface corridor. Most frass in the centre of the blotch. Oftern several larvae in a mine. Primary and secondary feeding lines well visible. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Lactuca serriola; Scorzonera humilis.

phenology

Larvae in May and August-September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Finland to the Iberian Peninsula, and from the UK to the Baltic States and Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Slovenia (Maček, 1999a).

larva

Described by Hering (1967a, as scariolae).

puparium

Pale yellow

synonyms

Liriomyza scariolae Hering, 1955.

references

Beiger (1979a), Černý (2011a, 2013a), Černý, Barták & Roháček (2004a), Černý & Vála (1996a), Hering (1955a, 1957a, 1967a), Maček (1999a), Michalska (1970a, 1976a), Papp & Černý (2018a), Rydén (1951b), Spencer (1954a, 1971a,b, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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