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29 October 2020 Cryptonevra nigritarsis (Duda) (Diptera: Chloropidae): Taxonomic and Host Plant Status
Donald B. Thomas, John A. Goolsby
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A species of Cryptonevra, which are miners of Lipara galls on common reed, Phragmites australis, was found to infest non-gall tissues of giant cane, Arundo donax. Based on somatic morphology and male genitalia, the species was determined to be Cryptonevra nigritarsis. previously considered to be a color form of Cryptonevra flavitarsis.

Donald B. Thomas and John A. Goolsby "Cryptonevra nigritarsis (Duda) (Diptera: Chloropidae): Taxonomic and Host Plant Status," Entomological News 129(3), 296-300, (29 October 2020).
Received: 29 August 2018; Accepted: 26 November 2019; Published: 29 October 2020
common reed
giant cane
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