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Subfamily Phytomyzinae

Tiny black and yellow fly on Monument Plant Agromyzidae on White Snakeroot  - Liriomyza Erigeron strigosus leaf miner 2 2015 2 Phytomyza - Phytomyza Unid Leafminer Dpd1 - Phytomyza penstemonis Unid Leafminer Dsg3 St. Andrews leaf miner on Ilex vomitoria SA252 2015 4 - Phytomyza vomitoriae St. Andrews leaf miner on Solidago odora SA1076 2017 2 - Calycomyza solidaginis Green Cay leaf miner on Sagitaria D1288 lancifolia 2018 7 - Liriomyza schmidti
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
All species formerly placed in Chromatomyia are now Phytomyza species, per Winkler et al. (2009).
Identification
Adults: Subcosta runs parallel to R1 and reaches the costa independently. Larvae: The cephalopharyngeal skeleton has only one upper arm. (1)
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 Fallen sensu lato and included species groups, with new insights on morphological and host-use evolution. Systematic Entomology 34:260–292 (PDF)
Works Cited
1.Manual of the Agromyzidae (Diptera) of the United States - Agriculture Handbook Number 638
Kenneth A. Spencer and George C. Steyskal. 1986. United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service.