Agromyza albitarsis Meigen,

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: 7

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-FFA6-E44C-A8E5-56E14212F993

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scientific name

Agromyza albitarsis Meigen
status

 

Agromyza albitarsis Meigen 

( Figs. 2View FIGURES 1–6. 1, 63View FIGURES 63–74)

Material examined. VERMONT: Chittenden Co., South Burlington , Winooski Gorge , 29.vi.2014, em. 20.vii.2014, C.S. Eiseman, ex Populus balsamifera  , #CSE1203, CNC384877View Materials, CNC384878View Materials (1♂ 1♀)  .

Hosts. Salicaceae  : Populus balsamifera  L., P. tremuloides Michx  , P. trichocarpa Torr. & A. Gray  ex. Hook. ( Spencer 1969); recorded from various other Populus  and Salix  species in Europe ( Ellis 2016).

Leaf mine. ( Fig. 63View FIGURES 63–74) A “large greenish blotch mine, which turns brown with age” ( Spencer 1969). The mine that was photographed at the time of collection was a gradually expanding blotch along the leaf margin, with four larvae advancing together side by side. The newest portion was greenish and the rest was turning brownish. Frass was in small, scattered, irregular particles.

Puparium. ( Fig. 2View FIGURES 1–6. 1) Reddish-brown, 2.3 mm by 1.3 mm; formed outside the mine.

Distribution. * USA: VT; Canada: BC; Europe.

Comments. See comments under Agromyza isolata  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Agromyza