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Species Cerodontha dorsalis - Grass Sheathminer

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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 Cerodontha
No Taxon (Subgenus Cerodontha)
Species dorsalis (Grass Sheathminer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Odontocera dorsalis Loew, 1863 (the genus name was already used for a genus of beetles, hence the change to Cerodontha)
Range
Canada to Brazil
Remarks
Larvae mine leaves of grasses, including cereals and corn.
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