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Species Liriomyza taraxaci

Leaf mines in Tall Blue Lettuce - Lactuca biennis - Liriomyza taraxaci Pelham road leaf miner on Lactuca canadensis D550 2017 1 - Liriomyza taraxaci Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Krigia dandelion D1422 2019 3 - Liriomyza taraxaci St. Andrews leaf miner on Krigia virginica SA1721 2020 2 - Liriomyza taraxaci St. Andrews leaf miner on Krigia virginica SA1721 2020 3 - Liriomyza taraxaci Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Krigia dandelion D2054 2020 0 - Liriomyza taraxaci Liriomyza sonchi?  - Liriomyza taraxaci Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Krigia dandelion D2784 2021 1.1 - Liriomyza taraxaci
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
Genus Liriomyza
Species taraxaci (Liriomyza taraxaci)
Explanation of Names
Author: Hering, 1927
Range
Widespread in England and all of Europe. Introduced in Canada (1969)
Remarks
Larvae form blotch mines in the upper surface of dandelion (Taraxacum) leaves(1)
Internet References
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.