Species: Anthomyia sp. (Anthomyia sp.)

Family: Root-maggot flies (ANTHOMYIIDAE)

Category: Insects (Other)

Location: Widespread

A. Insects (Other)

More extensive information on insects can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Root-maggot flies (ANTHOMYIIDAE)

Root Maggot Flies are flies that deposit their larvae in the stems and roots of various plants. They resemble small houseflies, often with grey and black bodies.

C. Anthomyia sp. (Anthomyia sp.)

This Root Maggot Fly will be either Anthomyia procellaris or Anthomyia pluvialis. Microscopic analysis is required to tell the difference.

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Anthomyia sp.

This Root Maggot Fly will be either Anthomyia procellaris or Anthomyia pluvialis. Microscopic analysis is required to tell the difference.