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Species Phytomyza plantaginis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Opomyzoidea
Family Agromyzidae (Leaf Miner Flies)
Subfamily Phytomyzinae
Genus Phytomyza
No Taxon (atomaria species group)
Species plantaginis (Phytomyza plantaginis)
Explanation of Names
Author: Robineau-Desvoidy, 1851
Range
Widespread in Europe. Introduced to other continents. See Discove Life map
Eight introduced spp. listed in BG (most from Europe, one from Japan)
Food
Host plants Plantago spp. (plantain).
Print References
Frick, K. E. 1951. Parthenogenetic reproduction in Phytomyza plantaginis R.-D., the second reported case in the family Agromyzidae (Diptera). Science 114: 576