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Species Calycomyza malvae

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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
Genus Calycomyza
Species malvae (Calycomyza malvae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oscinis malvae Burgess, 1880
Calycomyza althaeae Spencer, 1969
Explanation of Names
From the host plant genus Malva (mallow)
Remarks
Larvae mine leaves of Malveae (mallows) and some legumes, starting on the bottom side and moving to the top.