Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Liriomyza valerianellae

Liriomyza valerianellae Hering, 1957

mine

Entirely upper-surface, strongly widening blotch. as a rule not forming a secondary blotch. Frass in the later parts of the mine in large grains. Verpopping buiten de mijn.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Valerianella dentata, locusta.

phenology

Larvae in Germany (Thüringen) found in August (Hering, 1957a).

BENELUX

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

distribution within Europe

Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2008); also Slovenia (Maček, 1999a).

larva

Rear spiraculum with 3 papillae.

references

Hering (1957a [vol 3:14]), Maček (1999a), Papp & Černý (2018a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 8.iii.2018