Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) cf. iraeos (Robineau-Desvoidy),

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: 43-44

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4479.1.1

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scientific name

Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) cf. iraeos (Robineau-Desvoidy)
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Cerodontha (Dizygomyza) cf. iraeos (Robineau-Desvoidy) 

( Fig. 129View FIGURES 124–132)

Material examined. MISSOURI: Franklin Co., Gray Summit, Shaw Nature Reserve, 1.vii.2015, em. by 4– 16.vii.2015, C.S. Eiseman, ex Iris cristata  , #CSE1678, CNC 564659, CNC 564660 (1♂ 1♀).

Host. Iridaceae  : Iris  * cristata Aiton. 

Leaf mine. ( Fig. 129View FIGURES 124–132) An elongate, irregular blotch, uniformly green or with a few small whitish patches; frass deposited in a single black lump. Larva solitary.

Puparium. Brown; formed within the mine, oriented parallel with the leaf venation.

Distribution. * USA: MO; Europe.

Comments. There are small differences between these and the available European specimens of C. iraeos  . The mines on I. cristata  are consistent with the account given by Ellis (2016) except that mines on European hosts are white (greenish in transmitted light).

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Cerodontha