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Liriomyza yasumatsui Sasakwa, 1972
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Food Plant: unknown but elsewhere Artemisia princeps, Artemisia sp, Chrysanthemum sp

Mine: unknown

Notes: Forms a gallery mine on Artemisia and pupariates externally, with the puparium posterior spiracle having three bulbs. It is unknown if it was introduced into Europe through the horticultural trade or is a widespread Eurasian species. First discovered in 2018 in the UK (Warrington, 2018) from an adult swept from a site in Hull, East Yorkshire (VC61) in September 2018 by BPW



Recording Grade: 5

Papp L & Cerný M (2017), Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Hungary. 3. Phytomyzinae 2.

Malipatil,M B , Ridland, P M, Aunu, R, Watung, J & Kandowangko, D, (2004). New records of Liriomyza Mik (Agromyzidae: Diptera) leafminers from Indonesia. Formosan Entomol. 24. 287-292.
Sasakawa, M (1994), Notes on the Japanese Agromyzidae (Diptera), 3 Liriomyza-miners on Artemisia spp. (Asteraceae),Jpn. J. Ent,, 62 (1): S5-64
Shiao SF, Lin FJ & Lu WJ (1991). Redescription of four Liriomyza species (Diptera: Agromyzidae) from Taiwan. Chinese Journal of Entomology 11: 65-74
Warrington, BP (2018), Liriomyza yasumatsui (Diptera, Agromyzidae) new to Britain, Dipterists Digest, 25, 165-167

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