Authors: Buyung Hadi, Jeffrey Bradshaw, Jan Knodel and Ken Ostlie. Seedcorn maggot is the larva of a small fly, Delia platura. This fly is widely. Genus: Delia. Species: D. platura. Subspecies: D. platura. Scientific Name. Delia platura (Meigen, ). Common Names. seedcorn maggot. Delia platura (Meigen, ). seedcorn maggot. polyphagous. Delia platura: cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva. cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva (from.

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Phenology and distribution of Delia radicum L. Seedcorn maggot adults discriminate between different proteins sources and plant species McLeodChing-Chieh et al. Annals of the Entomology Society of America British Platuga Natural History Site Info Links Contact Us. It is a sporadic pest with cosmopolitan distribution, Higley and Pedigo on germinating seeds of many agronomic plants Funderburk et al.

The abdomen tends to be smaller than what you observe on houseflies, relative to the overall body size. platurra

Delia platura (soybean)

Datasheet Delia platura bean seed fly. Late instar larva and pupa of the seedcorn maggot, Delia platura Meigenshowing seed damage.


Relation of fertilizers to seed corn maggot injury to spinach seedlings. Seed corn maggot as a pest of field corn.

Biologia Bratislava50 2: After about one to two weeks, the larvae are fully developed and pupariate in the soil. Ohara Institute of Landwirtsch, Forsch 5: It is an important pest of germinating soybeans and corn Funderburk et al. Distribution Back to Top Delia platura is the most widespread anthomyiid Weston and MillerGriffiths occurring on all continents except Antarctica Griffiths Steene F van de, Vulsteke G, Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide!

The seedcorn poatura survives the winter in the pupal stage in soil, and adults emerge in early spring Higley and Pedigo Go to distribution map Improving the selectivity of water traps for monitoring populations of the cabbage root fly.

Delia platura – Wikipedia

The calyptrate muscoid flies collected on weather ships located at the ocean weather stations. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Stimulation of oviposition in the seed-corn maggot fly, Hylemya cilicrura Rond. In the Vidalia onion area, onions are infested in the fall and, if winter frost damage to the crop occurs, flies can be observed in damaged fields once the temperature warms up.

Anthomyiidae as pests of canola in Alberta.

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Structura speciilor de muste din genul Delia, daunatoare culturilor de fasole. Management Back to Top Biological Control: There is also some evidence that D.


Decaying organic matter from crop residues in reduced-tillage systems is an ideal ovipositional site for this insect BarlowGregory and Musick Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations. Delia platura is della most widespread anthomyiid Weston and MillerGriffiths occurring on all continents except Antarctica Griffiths Overwintering of the seed-corn maggot in the Tokachi District, Hokkaido.

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Delia platura

Chemical control of the larvae of the seed corn maggot on snap beans by means of seed treatments and cultivar susceptibility. An adult bean seed fly, Delia platura Meigenon a flower.

Platur Entomologist, 4: Field observation on the bean seed fly seed corn maggotChortophila cilicrura Rond. The adults are brownish-gray flies resembling house flies, with three stripes on their back.

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