Liriomyza soror Hendel, 1931

mine

Strictly upper-surface corridor; often the loops are so close that a secondary blotch develops. The mine resembles a compact version of the one of Phytomyza cirsii. Frass at first in isolated grains, later in strings, not along the sides but untidily scattered over the mine.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cirsium arvense, oleraceum.

phenology

Larvae in June-July and September (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus, 1995a).

NE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Pyrenees, and from the UK to the Baltic States and Hungary (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

references

Beiger (1979a), Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Černý, Vála & Barták (2001a), Hering (1955a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), Martinez (1984a), Ostrauskas, Pakalniškis & Taluntytė (2003a), Papp & Černý (2018a) Robbins (1991a), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1995a), Spencer (1972a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

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