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Subfamily Phytomyzinae

Leaf Mine ID Request Unid Leafminer Dsc5 - Nemorimyza posticata Unid Leafminer Dhh11 Unid Leafminer Dhh1 Unid Leafminer WPrt2 Agromyzidae on Plantain, under side of leaf, puparium - Phytomyza plantaginis Solidago mine - Liriomyza eupatorii small-eyed smooth-face gray-beige mystery fly
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Agromyzidae (Leaf Miner Flies)
Subfamily Phytomyzinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
All species formerly placed in Chromatomyia are now Phytomyza species, per Winkler et al. (2009).
Identification
Adults: Subcosta runs parallel to R1 and reaches the costa independently. Larvae: The cephalopharyngeal skeleton has only one upper arm. (1)
Print References
Winkler, Isaac S., Sonja J. Scheffer, and Charles Mitter. 2009. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of leaf-mining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae): delimitation of Phytomyza Fallen sensu lato and included species groups, with new insights on morphological and host-use evolution. Systematic Entomology 34:260–292 (PDF)
Works Cited
1.Manual of the Agromyzidae (Diptera) of the United States - Agriculture Handbook Number 638
Kenneth A. Spencer and George C. Steyskal. 1986. United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service.