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Species Ophiomyia maura

Unid Leafminer Dsg2 - Ophiomyia maura Unid Leafminer Gsru1 - Ophiomyia maura Unid Leafminer WWsc2 - Ophiomyia maura Unid Leafminer WWsc8 - Ophiomyia maura Unid Leafminer WPsc10 - Ophiomyia maura Unid Leafminer Dsc1 - Ophiomyia maura Unid Leafminer Dsc5 - Ophiomyia maura Agromyzidae on Zigzag Goldenrod - Ophiomyia maura
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Agromyzidae (Leaf Miner Flies)
Subfamily Agromyzinae
Genus Ophiomyia
Species maura (Ophiomyia maura)
Explanation of Names
Author: Meigen, 1838
Larvae form long, linear mines in various species of Astereae, especially goldenrods. Mines in Symphyotrichum formerly attributed to this species are made by Ophiomya parda.(1)