Authors: Buyung Hadi, Jeffrey Bradshaw, Jan Knodel and Ken Ostlie. Seedcorn maggot is the larva of a small fly, Delia platura. This fly is widely. Genus: Delia. Species: D. platura. Subspecies: D. platura. Scientific Name. Delia platura (Meigen, ). Common Names. seedcorn maggot. Delia platura (Meigen, ). seedcorn maggot. polyphagous. Delia platura: cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva. cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva (from.

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Schlupftrichterfange von Dipteren und parasitoiden Hymenopteren in unterschiedlich gedungten Getreidefeldern. Anthomyiidaebetween surveys using a kairomone trap and a fish meal trap in Sapporo, Hokkaido. The abdomen is blunt with two brown to black spiracles at the posterior end. The larvae is extremely polyphagous attacking a wide range of host plants that include bean,corn,melon,maize,etc. Host-Plant Resistance Very little work has been carried out on the development of resistant varieties, but Neuvel and Versluis assessed the susceptibility of thirteen cultivars of Phaseolus vulgaris grown in the Netherlands.

Anthomyiidae to colored sticky traps in flowering and rosette stage canola. An introduction to the immature stages of British flies: Bishop Museum Press, Problems Protection Plant Close Find out more.

Delia platura (soybean)

Hylemyia platura Meigen is one of the synonyms used for this species in the past. Anthomyiidaein rutabaga in southwestern Ontario, with some observations on other root maggots. Journal of the Georgia Entomological Society 9: In contrast to initial concerns, the adoption of conservation tillage practices has not increased seedcorn maggot injury. Adult bean seed fly, Delia platura Meigenon a leaf.


However, none of these predators or pathogens is considered significant in controlling populations of seedcorn maggots Reid Species Page – Delia platura. If pllatura maggot adults are detected on yellow sticky traps in the field months before harvest, then we recommend a treatment for adults to reduce the level of contamination of the crop. Attractiveness of an area for oviposition can also be reduced by removal of nearby food sources like flowering weeds and sweet-smelling substances from surrounding areas.

Delia platura – Bugwoodwiki

At sowing, protect French beans plattura the fly. There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: Department of Agriculture, We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world.

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Studies on the seed-corn maggot. Preliminary observations on and control of Hylemya platura Meigen in cotton fields in northern Jiangxi. Crop Protection, 12 7: Comments are published according to our submission guidelines.

Note on a severe attack by the fly Phorbia platura Meigen in a maize crop. Entomological notes, department of Entomology, Penn State University. Flies of the Nearctic region. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region.

It is an important pest of germinating soybeans and corn Funderburk et al. If infestations of flies occur mid- to late season due to crop damage which attracts flies to decaying organic matter, control of flies might be warranted.

In the Vidalia onion area, onions are infested in the fall and, if winter frost damage to the crop occurs, flies can be observed in damaged fields once the temperature warms up.


Diapausing pupae in the winter have been reported in northern states, extending this time period. Plwtura platura Meigen ; bionomics and its resistance to host plants.

Delia platura – Wikipedia

Delia platura From Bugwoodwiki. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 55 2: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Oviposition preference of the seed corn maggot for various developmental stages of soybeans. Informe Agropecuario, 23 Quick Link – Copy. Females in temperate regions hide under wood and other sheltered habitats to avoid high temperatures, but there is no evidence of aestivation Harukawa et al.

Delia platura

Response of dry bean depia to field infestations of seedcorn maggot in central Washington. I principali fitofagi del fagiolino da industria. Field and laboratory observations of an entomogenous infection of the adult seedcorn maggot, Hylemya platura Diptera: In the southern United States, adults are found commonly in the fall, early winter, and spring seasons, but few have been reported in mid-summer Berisford and TsaoReid Photos of insects and people from the gathering in ArizonaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Alabama Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Iowa Photos from the Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa Photos from the gathering in Washington.

There are a wide range of natural enemies from families Carabidae and Staphylinidae of order Coleoptera and Family Cynipidae of order Hymenoptera are associating with Delia platura as in the case of Delia radicum.