Liriomyza commelinae ( Frost, 1931 ), Frost, 1931

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina, 2019, Agromyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora) in the state of Pará: new species and new records in Brazil, Zootaxa 4624 (2), pp. 151-182: 170-172

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4624.2.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Liriomyza commelinae ( Frost, 1931 )
status

 

Liriomyza commelinae ( Frost, 1931)  

Agromyza commelinae Frost, 1931: 72   .

Liriomyza commelinae, Frick, 1952: 402   ; 1959: 403; Spencer, 1963: 361; Stegmaier, 1966a: 147; Spencer & Stegmaier, 1973: 101.

Diagnosis. Wing length 1.6–1.8 mm. Head and face yellow; first flagellomere yellow, somewhat brownish, greatly enlarged in male; mesonotum predominantly black, with spot almost reaching scutellum; scutellum yellow with one pair of brown lateral spots; calypter greyish, fringe black. Aedeagus (Fig. 256 and 257 in Spencer & Stegmaier 1973): basiphallus slightly sclerotized with membranous extension distally; mesophallus and distiphallus fused, with two shorts, diverging apical tubules and broad lateral plate-like extensions.

Host-plants. Commelinaceae— Commelina diffusa Burm.   f., Commelina elegans Kunth.   , Murdannia nudiflora   (L.) Brenan, Tradescantia fluminensis Vell.  

Distribution. Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Peru, Saint- Martin, Saint-Vicent, USA, Venezuela.

Material examined. BRAZIL, Pará state, Belém: Jardim Botânico Bosque Rodrigues Alves , 1º25′48.2″S, 48º27′23.5″W, 25-IX-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (6 ♂) GoogleMaps   ; same location, 25- IX-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (5 ♀) GoogleMaps   ; Museu Emilio Goeldi , 1º27′12.4″S, 48º28′35.3″W; 04-IX-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (♀) GoogleMaps   ; Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), 1º26′10.4″S, 48º26′57.2″W, 02-XII-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (♂) GoogleMaps   ; same location, 08-I-1993, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (2 ♂) GoogleMaps   ; same location, 25-II-1994, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (♀) GoogleMaps   ; same location, 25-I- 1994, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Murdannia nudiflora   (2 ♀) GoogleMaps   .

Comments. This species can be easily differentiated from the other Liriomyza   species by the greatly enlarged male first flagellomere.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Liriomyza

Loc

Liriomyza commelinae ( Frost, 1931 )

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina 2019
2019
Loc

Liriomyza commelinae

Spencer, K. A. & Stegmaier, C. E. Jr. 1973: 101
Stegmaier, C. E. Jr. 1966: 147
Spencer, K. A. 1963: 361
Frick, K. E. 1959: 403
Frick, K. E. 1952: 402
1952
Loc

Agromyza commelinae

Frost, S. W. 1931: 72
1931