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Liriomyza bryoniae
(tomato leaf miner)

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Liriomyza bryoniae (tomato leaf miner)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Liriomyza bryoniae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • tomato leaf miner
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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L. bryoniae, aedeagus. Scale bar = 0.1mm.
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Line artwork of L. bryoniaeL. bryoniae, aedeagus. Scale bar = 0.1mm.CAB International

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Liriomyza bryoniae Kaltenbach

Preferred Common Name

  • tomato leaf miner

Other Scientific Names

  • Agromyza bryoniae Kaltenbach
  • Liriomyza citrulla Rohdendorf
  • Liriomyza mercurialis Hering
  • Liriomyza solani Hering

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Minierfliege, Kartoffel-; Minierfliege, Tomaten-

EPPO code

  • LIRIBO (Liriomyza bryoniae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Agromyzidae
  •                             Genus: Liriomyza
  •                                 Species: Liriomyza bryoniae

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaWidespreadCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-AnhuiRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-FujianRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-GuangdongRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-GuangxiRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-GuizhouPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-HainanRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-HebeiPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-HenanRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-HubeiRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-HunanRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-JiangsuRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-JiangxiRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-SichuanRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-YunnanRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-ZhejiangRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
IndiaPresent, few occurrencesCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-MaharashtraPresentNHM, undated; CABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
IndonesiaPresentBaliadi and Tengkano, 2010
IsraelRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
JapanPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
Korea, Republic ofPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
NepalPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
TaiwanPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
TurkeyPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
TurkmenistanPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
VietnamRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014

Africa

EgyptPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
MoroccoPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
Spain
-Canary IslandsAbsent, invalid recordCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014

North America

USAAbsent, invalid recordCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-MassachusettsAbsent, invalid recordCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014

Europe

AlbaniaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
BelarusPresentPoplavskaya, 2002
BelgiumPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
Bosnia-HercegovinaPresentEPPO, 2014
BulgariaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
CroatiaPresentEPPO, 2014
Czech RepublicRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
DenmarkRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
EstoniaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
FinlandPresentSpencer, 1976; CABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
FrancePresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
GermanyRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
GreeceWidespreadCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-CretePresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
HungaryRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
ItalyRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-SicilyPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
LatviaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
LithuaniaRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
MaltaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
MoldovaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
MontenegroPresentIntroduced Invasive Radonjic and Hrncic, 2011
NetherlandsPresent only under cover/indoorsNPPO of the Netherlands, 2013; CABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
NorwayPresent, few occurrencesSpencer, 1976; CABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
PolandRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
PortugalRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-AzoresPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
RomaniaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
Russian FederationPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-Central RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-Southern RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-Western SiberiaPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
SloveniaWidespreadEPPO, 2014
SpainPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
SwedenRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
UKRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-Channel IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
-England and WalesRestricted distributionCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014
UkrainePresentCABI and EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / internal feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Chorebus diamenes Predator/parasite Larvae
Chrysocharis oscinidis Parasite Netherlands
Chrysocharis pentheus Parasite Aamer and Hegazi, 2014
Chrysocharis pubicornis Predator/parasite Larvae
Cirrospilus vittatus Parasite
Cyrtogaster vulgaris Parasite
Dacnusa hospita Predator/parasite Larvae
Dacnusa maculipes Predator/parasite Larvae
Dacnusa sibirica Predator/parasite Larvae Netherlands
Diglyphus chabrias Parasite
Diglyphus isaea Predator/parasite Larvae Netherlands tomatoes
Diglyphus minoeus Parasite
Halticoptera Parasite Aamer and Hegazi, 2014
Halticoptera circulus Parasite Aamer and Hegazi, 2014
Hemiptarsenus varicornis Parasite
Hemiptarsenus zilahisebessi Predator/parasite Larvae
Neochrysocharis formosa Parasite
Opius dimidiatus Parasite Netherlands tomatoes
Opius pallipes Predator/parasite Larvae Russia; Netherlands
Opius phaseoli Parasite
Pediobius acantha Predator/parasite Larvae
Pseudopezomachus masii Parasite Aamer and Hegazi, 2014
Zagrammosoma Parasite Aamer and Hegazi, 2014

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Growing medium accompanying plants pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Leaves eggs; larvae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Seedlings/Micropropagated plants eggs; larvae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Plant parts not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Bark
Bulbs/Tubers/Corms/Rhizomes
Flowers/Inflorescences/Cones/Calyx
Fruits (inc. pods)
Roots
Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches
True seeds (inc. grain)
Wood

References

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Aamer NA; Hegazi EM, 2014. Parasitoids of the leaf miners Liriomyza spp. (Diptera: Agromyzidae) attacking faba bean in Alexandria, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 24(2):301-305. http://www.esbcp.org/index.asp

Baliadi Y; Tengkano W, 2010. Leafminer, Liriomyza sp. (Diptera: Agromyzidae), a new pest of soybean in Indonesia. (Lalat pengorok daun, Liriomyza sp. (Diptera: Agromyzidae), hama baru pada tanaman kedelai di Indonesia.) Jurnal Penelitian dan Pengembangan Pertanian, 29(1):1-9. http://www.pustaka-deptan.go.id/publikasi/p3291101.pdf

CABI/EPPO, 1998. Distribution maps of quarantine pests for Europe (edited by Smith IM, Charles LMF). Wallingford, UK: CAB International, xviii + 768 pp.

CABI; EPPO, 1999. Liriomyza bryoniae. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, June. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, Map 599.

Collins DW, 1996. The separation of Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae) from related indigenous and non-indigenous species encountered in the United Kingdom using cellulose acetate electrophoresis. Annals of Applied Biology, 128(3):387-398; 10 ref.

Driesche RG van; Vittum P, 1987. Potential for increased use of biological control agents against greenhouse pests in Massachusetts. Research Bulletin, Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, No. 718:88-111

Efremova ZA; Shrol' OYu, 1996. Review of European eulophid wasps of the genus Diglyphus Walker (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). E^dot over~ntomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 75(2):426-437; 4 ref.

EPPO, 1990. Specific quarantine requirements. EPPO Technical Documents, No. 1008. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Ganiev IG; Ushchekov AT; Muzafarov ISh; Kalinin YuG; Emel'yanov LA, 1993. The potato leaf miner and its parasites in greenhouses of Tatarstan. Zashchita Rastenii (Moskva), No. 7:12-13.

Hendrikse A; Zucchi R; Lenteren JC van; Woets J, 1980. Dacnusa sibirica Telenga and Opius pallipes Wesmpl (Hym., Braconidae) in the control of the tomato leafminer Liriomyza bryonip Kalt. Bulletin SROP, 3:83-98.

Hussey NW; Stacey DL; Parr WJ, 1976. Control of the leaf-miner Liriomyza bryoniae within an integrated programme for the pests and diseases of tomato. Proceedings of the Eighth British Insecticide and Fungicide Conference, 17th to 20th November 1975, Hotel Metropole, Brighton, England. Volumes 1, 2 & 3. British Crop Protection Council. London UK, 109-116.

Kalutskii AL, 1992. Liriomyza bryoniae and its parasite Opius. Zashchita Rastenii (Moskva), No. 4:52-53.

Lee HS; Wen HC; Lu FM, 1990. The occurrence of Liriomyza bryoniae (Kaltenbach) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in Taiwan. Chinese Journal of Entomology, 10(2):133-142.

Linden A van der, 1986. Addition of the exotic leaf miner parasites Chrysocharis parksi and Opius dimidiatus to the native Dutch parasite complex on tomato. Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Gent, 51(3a):1009-1016.

Minkenberg OPJM; Lenteren JCvan, 1986. The leafminers Liriomyza bryonip and L. trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae), their parasites and host plants: a review. Agricultural University Wageningen Papers, 86(2).

Nedstam B, 1987. Biological control of Liriomyza bryonip on tomato by Cyrtogaster vulgaris and Diglyphus ispa. Bulletin SROP, 10(2):129-133.

Oudman L; Aukema B; Menken SBJ; Ulenberg SA, 1995. A procedure for identification of polyphagous Liriomyza species using enzyme electrophoresis. Bulletin OEPP, 25(1/2):349-355; 9 ref.

Poplavskaya JA, 2002. Influence of a biological preparation phytoverm, 0,2% CE on tomato leaf miner Liriomyza bryoniae (Diptera: Agromyzidae). In: Integrated systems of plant protection. The present and the Future. (Materials of the International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Corresponding-Member of the AS RB A.L. Ambrosov and the 65th anniversary of the birth of the Academician of the AAS RB V.F. Samersov Minsk-Prilukii, 15-17 July, 2002). Minsk, Belarus: National Academy of the Republic of Belarus, 203-204.

Radonjic S; Hrncic S, 2011. An overview of invasive species on vegetables in greenhouses in southern part of Montenegro. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin [Proceedings of the IOBC/WPRS Working Group "Integrated Control in Protected crops, Temperate Climate", Sutton Scotney, UK, 18-22 September 2011.], 68:153-157. http://www.iobc-wprs.org/pub/bulletins/bulletin_2011_68_table_of_contents_abstracts.pdf

Schelt J van; Altena K, 1997. Growing tomatoes without insecticides. Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society, 8:151-157.

Smith IM; McNamara DG; Scott PR; Holderness M, 1997. Quarantine pests for Europe. Second Edition. Data sheets on quarantine pests for the European Union and for the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. Quarantine pests for Europe. Second Edition. Data sheets on quarantine pests for the European Union and for the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization., Ed. 2:vii + 1425 pp.; many ref.

Spencer KA, 1972. Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. The Hague, The, Dr. W. Junk B.V. Netherlands, xi + 418 pp.

Spencer KA, 1976. The Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica, 5:1-606.

Spencer KA, 1990. Host specialization in the world Agromyzidae (Diptera). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 444 pp.

Ushchekov AT, 1994. Effect of Bactoculicide on the nightshade miner. Zashchita Rastenii (Moskva), No. 3:57.

Ushchekov AT; Muzafarov ISh; Derbysheva VA, 1994. Experience in biological control of nightshade miner in greenhouses of Tatarstan. Zashchita Rastenii (Moskva), No. 12:19-20.

Veire M van de, 1991. Control of leafminer flies in glasshouse tomatoes and lettuce with the selective insecticide cyromazine. Revue de l'Agriculture, 44(5):923-927.

Veire M van de, 1991a. Progress in IPM in glasshouse vegetables in Belgium. Bulletin SROP, 14:22-32.

Wardlow LR, 1984. Monitoring the activity of tomato leaf miner (Liriomyza bryonip, Kalt.) and its parasites in commercial glasshouses in southern England. Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Gent, 49(3a):781-791.

Webb RE; Smith FF, 1970. Survival of eggs of Liriomyza munda in chrysanthemums during cold storage. Journal of Economic Entomology, 63:1359-1361.

Williams EC; Macdonald OC, 1995. Critical factors required by the nematode Steinernema feltiae for the control of the leafminers Liriomyza huidobrensis, Liriomyza bryoniae and Chromatomyia syngenesiae. Annals of Applied Biology, 127(2):329-341; 29 ref.

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