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Ophiomyia centrosematis
(stemfly)

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Ophiomyia centrosematis (stemfly)

Summary

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  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ophiomyia centrosematis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • stemfly
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ophiomyia centrosematis de Meijere, 1940

Preferred Common Name

  • stemfly

Other Scientific Names

  • Melanagromyza centrosematis de Meijere

International Common Names

  • English: bean root miner

EPPO code

  • MEAGCE (Ophiomyia centrosematis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Africa

KenyaPresentOriginal citation: Greathead, 1969
MalawiPresentOriginal citation: Letourneau, 1995
MozambiquePresentNiassa Plateau, northern Mozambique
TanzaniaPresent
UgandaPresentOriginal citation: Greathead, 1969

Asia

ChinaPresent, LocalizedOriginal citation: Sasakawa and Fan (1985)
-FujianPresentOriginal citation: Gu & Fan, 1991
IndiaPresent, Localized
-BiharPresentOriginal citation: Sasakawa, 1977
-Uttar PradeshPresentOriginal citation: Sasakawa, 1977
-UttarakhandPresent
-West BengalPresentOriginal citation: Sasakawa, 1977
IndonesiaPresent, Widespread
JapanPresent
MalaysiaPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent, Widespread
ThailandPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent, Localized
-New South WalesPresentOriginal citation: Evenhuis, 1989
-Northern TerritoryPresentOriginal citation: Evenhuis, 1989
-QueenslandPresentOriginal citation: Evenhuis, 1989

Growth Stages

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Seedling stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / wilting
Roots / internal feeding
Stems / external feeding
Stems / internal feeding
Stems / internal feeding
Whole plant / wilt

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Cryptoprymna Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Eurytoma Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Gronotoma Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Halticoptera Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Opius phaseoli Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Sphegigaster Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

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

References

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1984. Progress Report, 1982, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre. Progress Report, 1982, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre. AVRDC Shanhua Taiwan, 337 pp.

Davies G, 1998. Pest status and ecology of bean stem maggot (Ophiomyia spp.: Diptera: Agromyzidae) on the Niassa Plateau, Mozambique. International Journal of Pest Management, 44(4):215-223.

De Meijere JCH, 1940. Uber Melanagromyza centrosematis n. sp. aus Java nebst Bemerkungen Uber andere tropische Melanagromyzen (Diptera: Agrom.) Tijschrift voor Entomologie, 83:128-131.

Gajendra Singh; Misra PN; Srivastava BK, 1981. Effect of date of sowing pea on the damage caused by Ophiomyia centrosematis. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 51(5):340-343

Greathead DJ, 1968. A study in East Africa of beanflies (Dipt., Agromyzidae) affecting Phaseolus vulgaris and their natural enemies, with the description of new species of Melanagromyza Hend. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 59:541-561.

Mitsuhiro S; Fan ZD, 1985. Preliminary list of Chinese Agromyzidae (Diptera) with descriptions of four new species. Contributions from Shanghai Institute of Entomology, 5:275-294

Peter KH; Swella GB; Mushobozy DMK, 2009. Effect of plant populations on the incidence of bean stem maggot (Ophiomyia spp.) in common bean intercropped with maize. Plant Protection Science, 45(4):148-155. http://www.cazv.cz

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

Spencer KA, 1961. Notes on the African Agromyzidae (Diptera)-1. Stuttgarter Beitraege zur NaturkunDe, No. 46:5

Spencer KA, 1962. Notes on Oriental Agromyzidae (Diptera)-1. Pacific Insects, 4:661-680.

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.

Srivastava RM; Sehgal VK, 2002. Effect of foliar application of various insecticides on the infestation and population dynamics of stem fly in mung bean, Vigna radiata. Indian Journal of Entomology, 64(2):216-221.

Talekar NS, 1990. Agromyzid flies of food legumes in the tropics. New Delhi, India: Wiley Eastern Limited.

Talekar NS; Lee YH, 1988. Biology of Ophiomyia centrosematis (Diptera: Agromyzidae), a pest of soybean. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 81(6):938-942

Wijesekara A, 2002. Synopsis of the Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science, Biological Sciences, 29:41-62.

Distribution References

Anon, 1984. Progress Report, 1982, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre. Shanhua, Taiwan: AVRDC. 337 pp.

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

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

Davies G, 1998. Pest status and ecology of bean stem maggot (Ophiomyia spp.: Diptera: Agromyzidae) on the Niassa Plateau, Mozambique. International Journal of Pest Management. 44 (4), 215-223. DOI:10.1080/096708798228130

Gajendra Singh, Misra P N, Srivastava B K, 1981. Effect of date of sowing pea on the damage caused by Ophiomyia centrosematis. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 51 (5), 340-343.

Meijere J C H de, 1940. On Melanagromyza centrosematis n.sp. from Java as well as notes on other tropical Melanagromyza species (Diptera: Agrom.). (Uber Melanagromyza centrosematis n.sp. aus Java nebst Bemerkungen Uber andere tropische Melanagromyzen (Diptera: Agrom.)). Tijschrift voor Entomologie. 128-131.

Peter K H, Swella G B, Mushobozy D M K, 2009. Effect of plant populations on the incidence of bean stem maggot (Ophiomyia spp.) in common bean intercropped with maize. Plant Protection Science. 45 (4), 148-155. http://www.cazv.cz

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

Spencer K A, 1972. Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. In: Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. [Linsley, E. G.; Chemsak, J. A. : Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI, no. 1. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Lepturinae.], The Hague, The, Dr. W. Junk B.V. Netherlands: xi + 418 pp.

Spencer KA, 1961. Notes on the African Agromyzidae (Diptera)-1. In: Stuttgarter Beitraege zur NaturkunDe, 46 5.

Spencer KA, 1962. Notes on Oriental Agromyzidae (Diptera)-1. In: Pacific Insects, 4 661-680.

Srivastava R M, Sehgal V K, 2002. Effect of foliar application of various insecticides on the infestation and population dynamics of stem fly in mung bean, Vigna radiata. Indian Journal of Entomology. 64 (2), 216-221.

Wijesekara A, 2002. Synopsis of the Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science, Biological Sciences. 41-62.

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