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Species Liriomyza brassicae - Serpentine leaf miner

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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 brassicae (Serpentine leaf miner)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Liriomyza brassicae (Riley 1885)
Range
Cosmopolitan
Food
Larvae feed on Brassicaceae and several other families
Remarks
Considered invasive in this country. (Capinera, John L. North American Vegetable Pests. The Pattern of Invasion. American Entomologist. Spring 2002)