Melanagromyza, Hendel, 1920

Eiseman, Charles S., Lonsdale, Owen, Linden, John Van Der, Feldman, Tracy S. & Palmer, Michael W., 2021, Thirteen new species of Agromyzidae (Diptera) from the United States, with new host and distribution records for 32 additional species, Zootaxa 4931 (1), pp. 1-68: 15

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4931.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:88CF2B0D-E02B-46E1-9F52-1B95F717FC8F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4545241

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0395A00B-702C-EB42-2A99-F9F566CC60EF

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Melanagromyza
status

 

Melanagromyza   sp. 3

Material examined. IOWA: Winneshiek Co., Decorah, Twin Springs Park , 31.i–1.ii.2017, em. by ix.2017, J. van der Linden, ex Prenanthes alba     , # CSE4660,   CNC1144026–1144027 View Materials (2♀); 10.ix.2017, em. spring 2018, J. van der Linden, ex Prenanthes alba     , # CSE4662,   CNC1135654 View Materials (1♀)   .

Host. Asteraceae   : Nabalus albus   (L.) Hook.

Larval biology. Internal stem borer. Lower in the stem, where it is hollow, larvae feed as described above for Melanagromyza arnoglossi   .

Puparium. Straw-colored; formed within the larval feeding site.

Phenology and voltinism. Pupae overwinter, with adults emerging in spring or perhaps summer.

Comments. This is the first record of any Melanagromyza   from Nabalus   (nor is any known from Prenanthes   L., the European genus from which Nabalus   was recently separated).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae