Liriomyza serriolae Hering, 1955

Diptera, Agromyzidae

mine

Upper-surface blotch, preceded by a rather long and narrow initial corridor. Frass in rather coarse grains, regularly distributed over the mine. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Lactuca serriola.

phenology

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

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Described from northern France (Hering (1955c); not known outside France (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

references

Hering (1955c): France.

29/12/2011

mod 28.vi.2017