First report of Liriomyza sativae (Diptera: Agromizidae) mining the leaves of Cicer arietinum.
This is the first report of the vegetable leafminer Liriomyza sativae tunneling in chickpea leaves (Cicer arietinum), in Sinaloa, Mexico. Leafminer adults emerged from field collected chickpea leaves kept under laboratory conditions, as well as the parasitoids Opius spp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), Diglyphus spp., Neochrysocharis spp. and Closterocerus spp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) representing 53, 13, 13, and 20%, respectively, of all the emerged parasitoids.