Liriomyza,

Boucher, Stéphanie & Wheeler, Terry A., 2014, Neotropical Agromyzidae (Diptera) of the Mission Géodésique de l’Équateur: Becker (1920) revisited, Zootaxa 3779 (2), pp. 157-176: 173

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3779.2.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:17D92CCD-AEC6-47A4-9D47-09756607048E

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039687D1-FF91-FFD4-FF47-FF53DC73FD83

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Liriomyza
status

 

Liriomyza  sp. B

Agromyza pusilla Meigen  , of Becker (1920), in part.

MNHN specimen. Ecuador: Cuenca, Dr. G. Rivet 1905 (1 ♀).

Comments. This female specimen does not match any described Neotropical Liriomyza  species and is definitely distinct from Liriomyza  sp. A described above. Because no males are available the species is not described here, but the diagnostic characters include: orbit almost completely yellow with upper orbit pale brown near eye margin; vte on pale brown, vti on yellow ground; hind margin of eye black on upper half; palpus yellow; antenna with scape yellow, pedicel mostly brown, first flagellomere yellowish basally and brown apically; mesonotum dark to margin of scutellum with hind corners slightly paler brown; anepisternum and katepisternum mostly dark except for narrow upper margin; 3 + 1 dc; acr in 4 irregular rows; fore coxa mostly brown but narrowly yellow apically; femora mostly brown with some yellow striations; wing length 2.1 mm.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae