Agromyza diversa Johnson,

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: 9

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-FFA8-E442-A8E5-52F84082FD62

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Agromyza diversa Johnson
status

 

Agromyza diversa Johnson 

( Figs. 1View FIGURES 1–6. 1, 67View FIGURES 63–74)

Material examined. OHIO: Delaware Co., Sunbury , Monkey Hollow Rd. , 13–15.ix.2014, em. 16–24.x.2014, C.S. Eiseman, ex Laportea canadensis  , #CSE1432, CNC384847View Materials, CNC384848View Materials (1♂ 1♀)  ; TENNESSEE: Davidson Co., Nashville  , West Meade Waterfall (36.094655, -86.913252), 21.viii.2017, em. 15–17.ix.2017, C.S. Eiseman, ex Laportea canadensis  , #CSE4273, CNC939958–939960View Materials (1♂ 2♀)  ; same collection, em. 12.v.2018, #CSE4536.

Host. * Urticaceae  : Laportea canadensis  (L.) Weddell. Spencer (1969) speculated that this species was responsible for mines found on Lithospermum officinale  L. ( Boraginaceae  ) in Ontario.

Leaf mine. ( Fig. 67View FIGURES 63–74) Full-depth, dirty whitish; serpentine, often forming a secondary blotch. The frass is dark brown and liquidy, deposited in irregular lumps and streaks.

Puparium. Reddish-brown; formed outside the mine.

Distribution. USA: IA, IL, IN, MA, NC, NY, *OH, *TN, VA, VT; Canada: ON. We have seen similar leaf mines in KS and PA.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Agromyza