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Subgenus Napomyza

Agromyzidae - Phytomyza - male Chloropid fly? - Phytomyza gymnostoma Chloropid fly? - Phytomyza gymnostoma Chloropid fly? - Phytomyza gymnostoma Colorful tiny fly - Phytomyza gymnostoma Colorful tiny fly - Phytomyza gymnostoma Colorful tiny fly - Phytomyza gymnostoma Colorful tiny fly - Phytomyza gymnostoma
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
No Taxon Subgenus Napomyza
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly considered a full genus; placed under Phytomyza by Winkler et al. (2009).
Numbers
14 spp. in the US and Canada
Remarks
Larvae typically feed and pupate in stems and flowerheads.
Print References
Winkler, Isaac S., Sonja J. Scheffer, and Charles Mitter. 2009. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of leaf-mining flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae): delimitation of Phytomyza Fallén sensu lato and included species groups, with new insights on morphological and host-use evolution. Systematic Entomology 34:260–292.