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Anthomyiid Fly

Scientific Name
Anthomyia punctipennis
Scientific Author
Wiedemann, 1830
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Anthomyiidae: Anthomyiinae: Anthomyiini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Adult

Mostly drab species. Both pteropleuron and meropleuron bare. Wing with conspicuous dark spots on apex of R1and ends of crossveins. Mesonotum grey or grey-brown, with 3 longitudinal brown stripes of roughly equal width, the central one extend to scutellum.

Larva

Body conic-cylindrical. Anterior spiracles fan-like. Posterior spiracular disc with marginal tubercles.

References

- Colless, D.H. (1982). Australian Anthomyiidae (Diptera). Australian Journal of Zoology, 30(1): 81-92.
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
18/03/2011 11:46 AEST
Last Updated
19/03/2014 02:07 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Anthomyiid Fly (Anthomyia punctipennis) Updated on 3/19/2014 2:07:09 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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