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Melanagromyza dolichostigma
(miner, soybean root)

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Melanagromyza dolichostigma (miner, soybean root)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Melanagromyza dolichostigma
  • Preferred Common Name
  • miner, soybean root
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Melanagromyza dolichostigma De Meijere, 1922

Preferred Common Name

  • miner, soybean root

Other Scientific Names

  • Agromyza dolichostigma (De Meijere)
  • Melanagromyza decora De Meijere, 1922

International Common Names

  • English: miner, soyabean root
  • French: agromyze des racines du soja

Local Common Names

  • Japan: Daizu-ne-moguribae
  • Netherlands: Kedelee-topboorder

EPPO code

  • MEAGDO (Melanagromyza dolichostigma)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Agromyzidae
  •                             Genus: Melanagromyza
  •                                 Species: Melanagromyza dolichostigma

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

ChinaPresent, WidespreadGu XiaoPing and Fan ZiDe (1991)
-FujianPresentSasakawa and Fan (1985)
IndonesiaPresentAPPPC (1987)
-JavaPresent, WidespreadCABI (Undated);
JapanPresent, WidespreadSasakawa (1972)
TaiwanPresent, WidespreadCABI (Undated)Original citation: Sasakawa et al., 1985
ThailandPresentSasakawa (1981)

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Growing point / distortion
Leaves / abnormal leaf fall
Leaves / internal feeding
Stems / galls
Stems / internal feeding
Whole plant / dwarfing
Whole plant / wilt

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Euderus Parasite Larvae
Eurytoma Parasite Pupae
Eurytoma poloni Parasite Pupae
Sphegigaster agromyzae Parasite Pupae

Pathway Vectors

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VectorNotesLong DistanceLocalReferences
Land vehiclesRoad transport/air. Yes

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Fruits (inc. pods) eggs; larvae; pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Leaves eggs; larvae Yes Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches larvae; pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Plant parts not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Bark
Bulbs/Tubers/Corms/Rhizomes
Flowers/Inflorescences/Cones/Calyx
Growing medium accompanying plants
Roots
Seedlings/Micropropagated plants
True seeds (inc. grain)
Wood

References

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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Chang LC, 1971. Studies on the chemical control of soybean insects. Journal of Taiwan Agricultural Research, 20(2):61-67

Chiang HS, 1984. Soybean resistance to stem-mining agromyzid beanflies (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Dissertation Abstracts International, B (Sciences and Engineering), 44(11):3296B

Chiang HS; Norris DM, 1985. Expression and stability of soybean resistance to agromyzid beanflies. Insect Science and its Application, 6(3):265-270

Goot P van der, 1930. Agromyzid flies of some native legume crops in Java. Shanhua, Taiwan; Asian Vegetable Research & Development Center, v + 98 pp.

Gu XiaoPing; Fan ZiDe, 1991. Records of Agromyzidae (Diptera) from Fujian Province, China. Wuyi Science Journal, 8C:47-49.

Hedrick UP, 1972. Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World. New York: Dover Publications Incorporated.

Meijere JHC de, 1922. Zur Kenntnis Javanischer Agromyzinen. Leiden, Netherlands: Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde.

Sasakawa M, 1972. Formosan Agromyzidae (Diptera). Scientific Reports of the Kyoto Prefectural University, Agriculture, No. 24:43-82

Sasakawa M, 1981. Agromyzidae of Thailand (Diptera). Akitu, No. 37:6 pp.

Sasakawa M; Fan Z de, 1985. Preliminary list of Chinese Agromyzidae (Diptera) with descriptions of four new species. Contributions of the Shanghai Institute of Entomology, 5:275-294.

Schmutterer HTI, 1984. Possibilities for using plant compounds for the control of pests. Mitteilungen aus der Biologischen Bundesanstalt fur Land und Forstwirstschaft (Berlin-Dahlem), No. 223:333.

Spencer KA, 1972. Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. The Hague, The, Dr. W. Junk B.V. Netherlands, xi + 418 pp.

Distribution References

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Gu XiaoPing, Fan ZiDe, 1991. Records of Agromyzidae (Diptera) from Fujian Province, China. Wuyi Science Journal. 47-49.

Sasakawa M, 1972. Formosan Agromyzidae (Diptera). Scientific Reports of the Kyoto Prefectural University, Agriculture. 43-82.

Sasakawa M, 1981. Agromyzidae of Thailand (Diptera). In: Akitu, 6 pp.

Sasakawa M, Fan Z de, 1985. Preliminary list of Chinese Agromyzidae (Diptera) with descriptions of four new species. In: Contributions of the Shanghai Institute of Entomology, 5 275-294.

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