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Species Atherigona reversura - Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Muscidae (House Flies and kin)
Subfamily Phaoniinae
Genus Atherigona (Shoot Flies)
Species reversura (Bermudagrass Stem Maggot)
Explanation of Names
Antherigona reversura Villeneuve 1936
Range
native to e./so. Asia (Japan, Indonesia, India); introduced into Hawaii and se. US
Food
Various grasses, especially Bermuda Grass; feeds on the tips only
Remarks
Print References
(1)
Internet References
Detection in GA (Andrews 2011)
Works Cited
1.Morphology of immature stages of Atherigona reversura (Diptera: Muscidae), with notes on the recent invasion of North America
Grzywacz, A., T. Pape, W.G. Hudson, and S. Gomez. 2013. Journal of Natural History, 47: 1055-1067.