First report of Neosilba pradoi and Dasiops frieseni (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) in cultivated and wild hosts in Uruguay

Authors

  • Maria Victoria Calvo University of the Republic of Uruguay, Faculty of Agronomy, Entomology
  • Soledad Delgado University of República Oriental del Uruguay
  • Iris Scatoni University of República Oriental del Uruguay,
  • Flavia Roberto Mello Garcia Federal University of Pelotas

Keywords:

lance flies, Eugenia uniflora, Passiflora caerulea, Citrus sinensis,

Abstract

Summary

We report Neosilba pradoi and Dasiops frieseni (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) for the first time in Uruguay, which is the most southern distribution yet found for these species. Moreover, new host associations are recorded: D. frieseni in Citrus sinensis cv. Valencia and an undetermined lonchaeid in Acanthosyris spinescens.

 

Sumario

Se reportan por primera vez para Uruguay Neosilba pradoi y Dasiops frieseni (Diptera: Lonchaeidae), siendo la distribución más austral. Además, se registran nuevas asociaciones de hospederos: Citrus sinensis cv. Valencia para D. frieseni y Acanthosyris spinescens para una especie indeterminada de Lonchaeidae.


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Published

2018-04-24

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Scientific Notes