Calycomyza lantanae Frick, 1956,

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina, 2019, Agromyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora) in the state of Pará: new species and new records in Brazil, Zootaxa 4624 (2), pp. 151-182: 166-167

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4624.2.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0390046E-FFA3-D67E-E5B1-FA2CFD80FE36

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scientific name

Calycomyza lantanae Frick, 1956
status

 

Calycomyza lantanae Frick, 1956 

Phytobia (Calycomyza) lantanae Frick, 1956: 345  ; 1959: 391; Spencer, 1963: 346.

Calycomyza lantanae, Spencer & Stegmaier, 1973: 78  .

Diagnosis. Wing length 1.5–2 mm. Fronto-orbital plate yellowish; pedicel partially yellowish; legs brown, with apex of femur and base of tibia yellow in fore leg; calypter yellowish, fringe white. Aedeagus (Fig. 189 and 190 in Spencer & Stegmaier 1973): basiphallus slightly sclerotized, forming two extensions distally; mesophallus elongated, wide basally; distiphallus short and sclerotized, forming two short tubules covered by one pair of plates.

Host-plants. Verbenaceae— Duranta  sp.; Lantana camara  L.; Lippia alba (Mill.)  ; Lippia micromera Schauer  ; Verbena litoralis Kunth. 

Distribution. Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint-Martin, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela.

Material examined. BRAZIL, Pará state, Belém: Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia ( UFRA), 1º27′12.2″S, 48º26′12.3″W, 19-II-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Lippia alba  (9 ♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 19- II-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Lippia alba  (9 ♀)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 02-II-2015, N. Monteiro [collector], ex leaf of Lantana camara  L. (3 ♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 02-II-2015, N. Monteiro [collector], ex leaf of Lantana camara  L. (3 ♀)GoogleMaps  .

Comments. Calycomyza lantanae  has a wide distribution, with records of this species across the New World ( Benavent-Corai et al. 2005). Larvae of this species form blotches  on the surface of the leaves of host-plants. Calycomyza lantanae  is associated with several Verbenaceae  species, many of which belong to the genera Duranta  L., Lippia  L., Lantana  L., and Verbena  L.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Calycomyza

Loc

Calycomyza lantanae Frick, 1956

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina 2019
2019
Loc

Calycomyza lantanae, Spencer & Stegmaier, 1973: 78

Spencer, K. A. & Stegmaier, C. E. Jr. 1973: 78
1973
Loc

Phytobia (Calycomyza) lantanae

Spencer, K. A. 1963: 346
Frick, K. E. 1959: 391
Frick, K. E. 1956: 345
1956