Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytoliriomyza hilarella larva

Phytoliriomyza hilarella

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Pteridium aquilinum, Bunderbos, dead larva: cephalic skeleton and mandible

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front and rear spiraculum

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Pteridium aquilinum, Grebbeberg, dead larva: cephalic skeleton, rear end

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mandible and mouth field

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front spiraculum and spinulation

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rear spiraculum in lateral and dorsal view

The larva is described by de Meijere (1911a, 1925a). The upper rear arm of the cephalic skeleton is strongly curved, the anterior arm is short. Mandibles with two, not alternating, teeth.

3.ii.2008

Last modified 25.vii.2017