Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ophiomyia kwansonis Sasakawa, 1961
HOST PLANTS: Daylilies, genus Hemerocallis comprises approximately 22 species (Liliaceae). Over 60,000 registered varieties of daylily have been developed. - FDA
Non native, from Japan. First detected in Florida on 17 March 2011
"The first possible evidence of this insect in the U.S. is an image posted at Bugguide.net
, taken 4 July 2006 in Kennebunk, Maine by V.J. Hickey. It was described as a 3 mm fly, always seen on daylily flowers."
Sasakawa, M. 1961. A study of the Japanese Agromyzidae (Diptera) Part 2. Pacific Insects 3: 307-472.
Shiao, S.F. and W.J. Wu. 1999. Supplements to the species of Agromyzinae (Diptera: Agromyzidae) from Taiwan, with notes on three new records. Chinese Journal of Entomology 19: 343-364.
Spencer, K.A. 1990. Host Specialization in the World Agromyzidae (Diptera). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, x + 444 pp.