Phytomyza aquilegiae

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Aquilegia vulgaris, Nieuwendam

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seen from above the larval is strikingly spindle-shaped

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cephalic skeleton, rear end

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front and rear spiraculum, lateral

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front and rear spiraculum, dorsal


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mouth field

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de larva reminds the one of Aulagromyza cornigera for two reasons: the rear spiraculum has a sort of central prolongation, and the integument has a pattern of fine papilla-like organs, perhaps glands or sensillae

De larva is described by de Meijere (1925a, 1941a).

14.iii.2008

mod 25.vii.2017