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Fungus Gnat

Scientific Name
Anomalomyia guttata
Scientific Author
Hutton, 1881
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Mycetophilidae: Sciophilinae: Leiini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Endemic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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DIP53
Source
Caroline Harding MPI
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Wings: r-m as long as last section of R1 but less than half as long as stem of median fork. Body and wings variable in colour. In the lighter specimens the mesonotal stripes narrow and hardly darker than ground-colour; pleurae mainly ochreous, except lower part of sternopleurae; abdominal segments with broad basal ocbreous bands; wings with quite small dark spots at base and in middle of cell R5 and cell Cu1. In the darkest specimens mesonotal stripes are blackish and fused; pleurae and abdomen all dark; tibial spurs even sometimes dark and a larger and darker spot in base of cell R5.

References

- Tonnoir, A.L. & Edwards, F.W. (1927). New Zealand Fungus Gnats (Diptera, Mycetophilidae). Transactions of the New Zealand Institute, 57: 747-878.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
28/03/2011 10:00 AEST
Last Updated
07/05/2014 03:51 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Fungus Gnat (Anomalomyia guttata) Updated on 5/7/2014 3:51:47 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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