Calycomyza solidaginis (Kaltenbach),

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: 36

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Calycomyza solidaginis (Kaltenbach)


Calycomyza solidaginis (Kaltenbach) 

( Fig. 118View FIGURES 118–123)

Material examined. MASSACHUSETTS: Nantucket Co., Nantucket , Ice Pond Lot , 5.viii.2012, em  . 8– 15.viii.2012, C.S. Eiseman, ex Solidago latissimifolia  , #CSE22, CNC391431–391434 (3♂ 1♀); same location, 26.vii.2014, em  . 5.viii.2014, C.S. Eiseman, ex Solidago latissimifolia  , #CSE1269, CNC384825View Materials, CNC384826View Materials (2♀); Nantucket, Dead Horse Valley   , 6.viii.2012, em. by 15.viii.2012, C.S. Eiseman, ex Solidago altissima  , #CSE32, CNC391435–391439 (4♂ 1♀); Nantucket, Squam Swamp,, em., C.S. Eiseman, ex Solidago latissimifolia  , #CSE587, CNC384812 (1♀); Tuckernuck, 14.vii.2012, em. 22.vii.2012, J. A. Blyth, ex Solidago sempervirens  , #CSE58, CNC391440View Materials (1♂)  ; NORTH CAROLINA: Scotland Co., Laurinburg, St. Andrews University , 31.iii.2016, em  . 5–16.iv.2016, T.S. Feldman, ex Solidago canadensis  , #CSE2374, CNC653966–653969 (4♂); 22.ii.2017, em. ~ 4.iii.2017, T.S. Feldman, ex Solidago canadensis  , #CSE3741, CNC939755–939757 (1♂ 2♀).

Hosts. Asteraceae  : Solidago * altissima L.  , S. * canadensis L.  , S. * latissimifolia Mill., S.  * sempervirens L. We  have seen probable mines of this species on S. gigantea Aiton  , S. juncea Aiton  , S. odora Aiton  , S. rugosa Mill.  , S. speciosa Nutt.  , and S. ulmifolia Muhl. ex Willd.  , as well as on Oligoneuron rigidum  (L.) Small (formerly S. rigida  L.).

Leaf mine. ( Fig. 118View FIGURES 118–123) Whitish, initially linear, expanding into a blotch that proceeds apically along the leaf margin. Occasionally the linear portion is obliterated by the blotch. Frass is brown and diffuse, forming a central line in the linear portion.

Puparium. Brown; formed within the mine, glued to a lump of frass on the floor.

Distribution. Throughout the USA; Canada: NS, ON, QC, YT ( Boucher & Wheeler 2001); Europe.