Agromyza pennisetivora Spencer

Sasakawa, Mitsuhiro, 2013, Thailand Agromyzidae (Diptera) — 2, Zootaxa 3746 (4), pp. 501-528: 503-504

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3746.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F34E3BEA-CABE-4595-B1EB-40CC4802A942

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B410B94D-0645-FFF7-B3F3-F92EF8ECAEFC

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Plazi

scientific name

Agromyza pennisetivora Spencer
status

 

Agromyza pennisetivora Spencer 

Agromyza pennisetivora Spencer, 1961 a: 63  .

Material examined. ♀, Sakon Nakhon, Phu Phan National Park, 16 ˚ 54.630 ´N, 103 ˚ 54.266 ´E, 281 m a.s.l., 6–13 xi 2006, Malaise trap, Sailom Tongboonchai; ♀, Ubon Ratchat, Pha Taem National Park, 15 ˚ 27.435 ´N, 105 ˚ 34.838 ´E, 238 m, 11–18 xi 2006, Malaise trap, Sorawit & Thongdee.

Remarks. This large, black species is characterized by the whitish yellow fringe on the calypter, the brownish tibiae and tarsi (paler on the fore leg), the narrow gena (1 / 8 – 1 / 10 as high as eye), the presence of a distinct epistome and only one or two long postsutural dc (anterior two or three dc before that as long as acr); wing length 2.5–2.7 mm in female. Host plant: Pennisetum typhoideum  ( Poaceae  )(Spencer 1961 a).

Distribution. India, Thailand (new record).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Agromyza