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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: New host-plant records for neotropical agromyzids (Diptera : Agromyzidae) from Asteraceae flower heads
Author: Braun, MR
Almeida-Neto, M
Loyola, RD
Prado, AP
Lewinsohn, TM
Abstract: Agromyzidae is a large and cosmopolitan fly family with approximately 2,500 known species. Here we present 22 new records of agromyzid-host plant associations. Plants were sampled from 2002 to 2005 in Sao Paulo state, Brazil. A total of eight agromyzid species were reared from 18 Asteraceae host species. The genus Melanagromyza Hendel was the commonest. This is the first detailed study reporting associations between non-leafmining Agromyzidae and their host plants in Brazil.
Subject: cerrado
endophagy
herbivory
insect-plant interaction
Melanagromyza
Country: Brasil
Editor: Entomological Soc Brasil
Citation: Neotropical Entomology. Entomological Soc Brasil, v. 37, n. 1, n. 97, n. 99, 2008.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1519-566X2008000100016
Date Issue: 2008
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