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Species Chirosia filicis

Anthomyiidae, (interrupted fern, front) - Chirosia filicis Anthomyiidae, (interrupted fern, back) - Chirosia filicis Anthomyiidae, larva  - Chirosia filicis Chirosia filicis - male Mines on Osmunda fern - Chirosia filicis Mines on Osmunda fern - Chirosia filicis Mines on Osmunda fern - Chirosia filicis Fern leaf miner - Chirosia filicis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Anthomyiidae (Root-Maggot Flies)
Genus Chirosia
Species filicis (Chirosia filicis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hylemyia filicis Huckett, 1949
Food
Larvae are leafminers of cinnamon fern and interrupted fern (Osmundaceae).
Print References
Eiseman, Charles S. 2018. New Rearing Records for Muscoid Leafminers (Diptera: Anthomyiidae, Scathophagidae) in the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 120(1):25-50.