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Subgenus Cerodontha

Mating flies - Cerodontha Fly. - Cerodontha dorsalis Fly - Cerodontha dorsalis Unid Leafminer Desp1 - Cerodontha dorsalis St. Andrews leaf miner on Agrostis hyemalis SA828 2017 4 - Cerodontha dorsalis Pelham road leaf miner on Dichanthelium D399 2017 1 - Cerodontha dorsalis Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Dichanthelium species D1498 Cerodontha 2019 2 - Cerodontha dorsalis St. Andrews leaf miner on Sphenopholis obtusata D1982 2021 2.1 - Cerodontha dorsalis
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 Cerodontha
No Taxon Subgenus Cerodontha
One widespread species in the lower 48 states (C. dorsalis) and two montane species in the high elevation Rocky Mountains (C. gracilis, C. occidoparva), as well as several additonal species in Canada and Alaska (1).
First flagellomere with an apical point, body partly yellow, scutellum with one pair of bristles.
Works Cited
1.Revision of Nearctic species of Cerodontha (Cerodontha) (Diptera: Agromyzidae)
Stephanie Boucher. 2002. The Canadian Entomologist.