Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) luctuosa (Meigen)

Eiseman, Charles S. & Lonsdale, Owen, 2019, New State and Host Records for Agromyzidae (Diptera) in the United States, with the Description of Ten New Species, Zootaxa 4661 (1), pp. 1-39: 10

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4661.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8DF7EC6E-ECF2-4819-979E-0E26BDDC2B21

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2A7A4D79-3524-FFA6-14C5-FE7FFAE8FC67

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Plazi

scientific name

Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) luctuosa (Meigen)
status

 

Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) luctuosa (Meigen)  

Material examined. OKLAHOMA: Payne Co., Mehan , 36.014339° N, - 96.996744° W, 26.v.2017, em. 15– 18.vi.2017, M.W. Palmer, ex Juncus marginatus   , #CSE3933, CNC939902 View Materials , 939903 View Materials (2♀) GoogleMaps   .

Hosts. Juncaceae   : Juncus   * marginatus Rostk.  

Leaf mine. A long, yellowish, interparenchymal mine, with the frass deposited in a single large lump. Up to three larvae may feed in a common mine ( Spencer & Steyskal 1986; Ellis 2018). M. Palmer (in litt.) noted that one of the adults exited through a hole 1 cm away from its puparium.

Puparium. Slender, brown; formed within the mine ( Spencer & Steyskal 1986; Ellis 2018).

Distribution. USA: AK, CA, CO, NY, * OK, OR, TX ( Boucher 2005), WA; Canada: NS ( Frick 1959), NT; Mexico ( Boucher 2005); Europe.

Comments. This is the first North American rearing record for Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) luctuosa   .

AK

Auckland War Memorial Museum

CA

Chicago Academy of Sciences

CO

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

NY

William and Lynda Steere Herbarium of the New York Botanical Garden

WA

University of Warsaw

NT

Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Cerodontha