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Species Liriomyza eupatoriella

Liriomyza eupatoriella - male
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 Liriomyza
Species eupatoriella (Liriomyza eupatoriella)
Explanation of Names
eupatoriella refers to the former genus of the host plant, white snakeroot.
Range
IA, KS, MA, MD, VA, WI (1)
Remarks
Larvae make linear mines in leaves of white snakeroot (Ageratina altissima; formerly Eupatorium rugosum) and ironweed (Vernonia baldwinii) (1)