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Subfamily Phytomyzinae

Rudbeckia laciniata mines #2 Unid Leafminer Gsp2 - Calycomyza Unid Leafminer WWsc6 - Nemorimyza posticata Fly emerging from Erigeron strigosus leaf mine - Calycomyza humeralis Buckbrush leaf mine, exit slit - Aulagromyza Sebastian Inlet State Park leaf miner on Canavalia rosea D1252 2018 5 - Liriomyza Phytomyza opacae? - Phytomyza opacae Dianthus chinensis leaf mine - New Brunswick - Amauromyza flavifrons
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 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.