Amauromyza flavifrons (Meigen),

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: 25

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-FFB8-E452-A8E5-56884547F882

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scientific name

Amauromyza flavifrons (Meigen)
status

 

Amauromyza flavifrons (Meigen) 

( Fig. 97View FIGURES 97–108)

Material examined. OHIO: Hocking Co.  , South Bloomingville, Deep Woods Farm, 24.x.2013, em  . 26– 28.iii.2014, C.S. Eiseman, ex Silene rotundifolia  , #CSE1028, CNC384742–384747 (6♀); OREGON: Lane Co., Blue River , 24.vii.2016, em  . 18–30.viii.2016, M.W. Palmer, ex Silene coronaria  , #CSE3037, CNC638887–638890 (3♂ 1♀).

Hosts. Amaranthaceae  : Beta vulgaris  L., Caryophyllaceae  : Dianthus barbatus  L., Lychnis coronaria  (L.) Desr., Saponaria officinalis  L., Silene latifolia Poir., S.  * rotundifolia Nutt.  , S. stellata  (L.) W.T. Aiton ( Spencer 1969; Spencer & Steyskal 1986; Scheffer 1999; Scheffer & Lonsdale 2018). We have seen probable mines of this species (including photographs submitted to www.BugGuide.net) on Dianthus armeria  L., Lychnis chalcedonica  L., L. flos-cuculi L., and Stellaria media  (L.) Vill.

Leaf mine. ( Fig. 97View FIGURES 97–108) A white linear-blotch; the completed blotch may obliterate the linear portion. Frass is in sparsely scattered black grains.

Puparium. Brown; formed outside the mine.

Distribution. USA: DE, MI, MN ( Scheffer et al. 2007), NY ( Scheffer 1999), OH, OR, PA, VT, WA, WI (leaf mines only); Canada: BC, ON, QC; Europe ( Boucher 2012a). We have found probable mines of this species (including photographs submitted to www.BugGuide.net) in CT, MA, MD, and NC.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Amauromyza