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Genus Ophiomyia

Ophiomyia Unid Leafminer Dsg2 - Ophiomyia maura Agromyzidae on Zigzag Goldenrod  - Ophiomyia maura Blister with extruded exuviae, buttonweed - Ophiomyia abutilivora Lactuca scab fly, success - Ophiomyia on-lactuca Daylily Leafminer, Ophiomyia kwansonis. - Ophiomyia kwansonis Glennstone Preserve leaf miner on Pyrrhopappus carolinianus  D2216 2020 4.1 - Ophiomyia Stem miner, Blephilia - Ophiomyia
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 Agromyzinae
Genus Ophiomyia
Explanation of Names
Ophiomyia Braschnikov 1897
'snake fly' (likely refers to the shape of mines)
Numbers
>70 spp. in our area(1), 150 total(2)