Zhang, Ting-Ting, Liu, Fang, MacGowan, Iain and Xue, Ming (2017) A new species of Chaetolonchaea Czerny (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) from China, a larval pest on chives. Zootaxa, 4250 (4). pp. 358-366. ISSN 1175-5334

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A new species, Chaetolonchaea alliumi sp. nov. is described and illustrated. The larvae of this species are found in the bulbs of chives (Allium tuberosum Rottl. ex Spreng.), and the species is an important pest of liliaceous vegetables. A key to the eight known species of world Chaetolonchaea Czerny, 1934 is included. The egg, larva and larval skeleton of genus Chaetolonchae are illustrate for the first time. Photographs of the puparium, host plant and injury symptoms are also provided.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diptera, Lonchaeidae, Chaetolonchaea, new species, Allium tuberosum, pest, China
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2018 16:37
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2018 11:54
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2143

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