No Common Name Calycomyza flavinotum (Frick, 1956)    Synonyms: Phytobia flavinotum.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Agromyzidae   >   Genus Calycomyza   

Description:

"Larvae form whitish blotch mines, with several larvae in the same leaf. The mines frequently merge and give the appearance of a single very large mine" (Spencer and Steyskal, 1986, via BugGuide).

Relationships:

Larvae create blotch mines on leaves of Ageratina, Arctium, and Eupatorium (Spencer and Steyskal, 1986, via BugGuide), as well as Eutrochium (C. Eiseman/BugGuide). We have records for Maryland on Common Boneset, Hollow Joe Pye Weed, and others.

There are 13 records in the project database.

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Calycomyza flavinotum blotch mines on Common Boneset in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/11/2018). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Calycomyza flavinotum leaf blotch mine on Hollow Joe Pye Weed leaf in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/11/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Calycomyza flavinotum leaf mine on Joe Pye Weed in Harford Co., Maryland (7/13/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Calycomyza flavinotum leaf mine in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/14/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Calycomyza flavinotum leaf blotch in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/5/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Leaf mines of Calycomyza flavinotum on joe pye weed in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/20/2020). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Leaf mines of Calycomyza flavinotum in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/18/2013). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Leaf mines (from below) of Calycomyza flavinotum in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/18/2013). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Calycomyza flavinotum leaf mines in Joe Pye Weed in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/28/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Calycomyza flavinotum in Polk Co., Iowa (6/6/2011). Determined by Owen Lonsdale/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Johnson. (MBP list)


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