Psilidae

Belongs within: Schizophora. The Psilidae are a group of elongate-bodied flies whose larvae, where known, are phytophagous on trees or herbaceous plants (Buck 2010). The carrot rust fly Psila rosae is a widespread pest of carrots and related crops (Steyskal 1987). Characters (from Buck 2010): Small to medium-sized flies (body length 3–12 mm) with more… Continue reading Psilidae

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