First non-predaceous syrphinae flower fly (Diptera: Syrphidae): A new leaf-mining Allograpta from Costa Rica

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2002
Authors:K. Nishida, Rotheray, G., F. Thompson, C.
Journal:Studia Dipterologica

The first syrphine flower fly with non-predaceous larva (Allograpta centropogonis Nishida spec. nov.) is described from Costa Rica. The larva is a leaf-miner in Centropogon species (Campanulaceae). The biology as well as all life-stages are described in detail. Mit Allograpta centropogonis Nishida spec. nov. aus Costa Rica wird die erste Schwebfliege aus der Unterfamilie der Syrphinae mit nicht-räuberisch lebender Larve beschrieben. Ihre Larven minieren in Centropogon-Arten (Campanulaceae). Ihre Biologie und alle Entwicklungsstadien werden detailliert beschrieben.

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