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Abstract

Some new records for Turkish leafminers (Diptera: Agromyzidae) fauna from İzmir province.

Abstract

A study was conducted during 1996 and 1997 in Turkey to determine the leaf miner fauna in Izmir province. Seventeen new records of agromyzid species were determined and described. Agromyza frontella, Ophiomyia curvipalips and Phytomyza plantaginis were found on lucerne, Chromatomyia milii, Napomyza gymnostoma, Paraphytomyza orphana and Phytomyza rufipes were found on Triticum spp., Napomyza clematidis and Napomyza lateralis were found on Trifolium spp., Phytomyza petoei on Mentha aquatica, Phytomyza rufescens on Quercus sp. and Phytomyza tenella is reported as a new pest of Cynara scolymus.