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Genus Phytomyza

Agromyzidae - Phytomyza last leaf mine - Phytomyza ovalis odd fly - Phytomyza Phytomyza ex Ilex verticillata - Phytomyza wiggii Phytomyza opacae UNID leafminer2 - Phytomyza penstemonis Unid Leafminer WPsg8 - Phytomyza St. Andrews leaf miner on Symphyotrichum pilosum SA805 2017 2 - Phytomyza
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 Phytomyza
Explanation of Names
Phytomyza Fallén 1810
Greek for 'plant fly'
Numbers
close to 400 spp. total(1)
Habitat
Larvae are leaf miners in a variety of plants; many species are host-specific(2)
Works Cited
1.Dicky Sick Ki Yu (1997-2015) Home of Ichneumonoidea (Taxapad)
2.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1987. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.