Agromyza,

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: 15

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-FFAE-E444-A8E5-56C5442CF9CB

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Agromyza
status

 

Agromyza  sp. 2

Material examined. OKLAHOMA: Payne Co., Mehan , 36.014339° N, 96.996744° W, 1.vii.2015, emGoogleMaps  . 16– 25.vii.2015, M.W. Palmer, ex Vernonia baldwinii  , #CSE1818, CNC564637, CNC564638 (1♀ 1 partially emerged from puparium, poor condition).

Host. Asteraceae  : Vernonia baldwinii Torr. 

Leaf mine. Very similar to that of Nemorimyza posticata (Meigen)  : a trumpet-shaped blotch, proceeding distally along the leaf margin, with conspicuous feeding lines; whitish, largely discolored brown except at the margins; frass in scattered grains and irregular lumps.

Puparium. Brown; formed outside the mine.

Comments. No Nearctic agromyzid had been reared from leaf mines on Vernonia  prior to this study.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae