Diptera: Agromyzidae

Aulagromyza cornigera (Griffiths, 1973) < back | home

Food Plant: Leycesteria formosa (Flowering Nutmeg), Lonicera periclymenum (Honeysuckle), Symphoricarpos rivularis (Snowberry)

Mine: April - June

Notes: Leaf mine is formed in the young tender leaf. Larva forming long white mine which widens. The pupation is external and the posterior spiracles have a distinctive horn-like process within the ellipse of bulbs.

The larva is quite plain, but the distinctive spiracles are seen.

Image: Willem Ellis

Data: 30.iv.2005, Castricum, Nederlands