Liriomyza baccharidis Spencer

Eiseman, Charles S. & Lonsdale, Owen, 2018, New state and host records for Agromyzidae (Diptera) in the United States, with the description of thirty new species, Zootaxa 4479 (1), pp. 1-156: 47

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4479.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:93C84828-6EEF-4758-BEA1-97EEEF115245

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D287EF-FF8E-E464-A8E5-53004592FC42

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scientific name

Liriomyza baccharidis Spencer
status

 

Liriomyza baccharidis Spencer  

( Fig. 135 View FIGURES 133–143 )

Material examined. OKLAHOMA: Payne Co., Mehan , 36.014339° N, 96.996744° W, 24.iv.2016, em. by 12.v.2016, M.W. Palmer, ex Erigeron annuus   , #CSE2654, CNC653994 View Materials (1♂) GoogleMaps   ; TEXAS: Edwards Co., 1.3 miles NW of Campwood, 16.iii.2017, em   . 7.iv.2017, C.S. Eiseman, ex Baccharis salicifolia, #CSE3407, CNC941275 (1♂).

Hosts. Asteraceae   : Artemisia douglasiana Besser, Aster   sp. (cultivated), Baccharis douglasii DC., B. pilularis   DC. (empty leaf mines only), B. *salicifolia (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers., Erigeron * annuus   (L.) Pers., E. canadensis   L. ( Spencer 1981; Lonsdale 2011).

Leaf mine. ( Fig. 135 View FIGURES 133–143 ) According to Spencer (1981), a “dark, upper surface linear mine which not infrequently starts at the apex of a leaf and there appears blotch-like”; frass is in black strips. The mines on Erigeron annuus   were whitish and entirely linear, 1–2 mm wide at the end, at least some of them switching between the upper and lower leaf surfaces.

Puparium. Orange ( Spencer 1981); formed outside the mine.

Distribution. USA: AZ, CA, ID, *OK, *TX, WA; Canada: BC; Colombia; Venezuela.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Liriomyza