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Genus Cerodontha

Small Fly Needs ID - Cerodontha dorsalis - female Apex leaf miner on Microstegium vimineum AP1 2016 2 - Cerodontha dorsalis Sciomyzoidea? - Cerodontha dorsalis Cerodontha dorsalis? - Cerodontha dorsalis Dichanthelium host -- Agromyza? - Cerodontha angulata Pelham road leaf miner on Dichanthelium D430 2017 2 - Cerodontha dorsalis Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Dichanthelium commutatum D1677 2019 1 - Cerodontha dorsalis Pond Drive leaf miner on Carex species 1 D2729 2020 4.1 - Cerodontha
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 Cerodontha
Explanation of Names
Cerodontha Rondani 1861
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Larvae in monocots: Cyperaceae (sedges), Iridaceae, Juncaceae (rushes), and Poaceae (grasses).