History of an invader, Scaptomyza flava (Fallen, 1823) (Diptera: Drosophilidae)

@article{Martin2004HistoryOA,
  title={History of an invader, Scaptomyza flava (Fallen, 1823) (Diptera: Drosophilidae)},
  author={Nicholas A. Martin},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Zoology},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={27 - 32}
}
  • N. Martin
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Biology
  • New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Abstract In New Zealand, the European leaf mining fly, Scaptomyza (Scaptomyza) flava (Fallen, 1823) (Diptera: Drosophilidae), is a pest of gypsophila and brassicas. Scaptomyza flava was first found in Levin (March 1964) and in 1965 was found in Hastings (March), Lincoln (July), and Nelson (December). By January 1968 it was found in Auckland and Gisborne. Voucher specimens in New Zealand show the species was correctly identified by the Commonwealth Institute of Entomology in 1965. However, this… Expand
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