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Oscinella frit (fruit fly)

Synonyms: Chlorops aenea; Chlorops albiseta; Chlorops distincta; Chlorops fumipennis; Chlorops nigrimana; Hydrellia rufitarsis; Musca avenae; Musca hordei; Musca nigra; Oscinella linciplena; Oscinella plumiseta; Oscinella sziladyi; Oscinis brunnitarsis; Oscinis flavipes; Oscinis granarius; Oscinis nigra; Oscinis nigripes; Oscinis viridescens

Wikipedia Abstract

Oscinella frit is a European species of fly and member of the family Chloropidae. Oscinella frit is an agricultural pest causing damage to crops by boring into the shoots of oats, wheat, maize, barley and grasses.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Border Mires, Kielder – Butterburn 29286 England, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Preseli 6686 Wales, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Stodmarsh 1395 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Stiperstones and The Hollies 1486 England, United Kingdom  
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Agrostis canina (velvet bentgrass)[1]
Agrostis stolonifera (carpet bentgrass)[1]
Alopecurus pratensis (field meadow-foxtail)[1]
Anthoxanthum nipponicum (sweet vernalgrass)[1]
Arrhenatherum elatius (tall oatgrass)[1]
Avena sativa (oats)[1]
Diarrhena americana (varioushair fescue)[1]
Festuca rubra (red fescue)[1]
Holcus lanatus (common velvetgrass)[1]
Holcus mollis (creeping velvetgrass)[1]
Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass)[1]
Poa annua (annual blue grass)[1]
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)[1]
Poa trivialis (rough bluegrass)[1]
Secale cereale (common rye)[1]
Triticum aestivum (common wheat)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)2
Apamea anceps (Large Nutmeg)3
Apamea furva (Confused)2
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)3
Aporophyla australis2
Baliothrips dispar2
Camarota curvipennis3
Capsus ater5
Cerapteryx graminis (antler moth)3
Cerodontha denticornis5
Cerodontha flavocingulata5
Cerodontha incisa4
Cetema cereris3
Chlorops pumilionis (Gout fly)2
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)7
Coenonympha tullia (California ringlet)3
Coleophora lixella3
Conioscinella frontella2
Delia coarctata8
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)4
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)4
Deltocephalus pulicaris4
Deltote bankiana (Silver Barred)2
Elachista argentella4
Elachista humilis2
Elachista luticomella2
Elachista rufocinerea2
Elymana sulphurella5
Erebia aethiops (Scotch Argus)2
Geomyza balachowskyi2
Geomyza tripunctata2
Hipparchia semele (Grayling)2
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)2
Hydrellia maura3
Leptopterna dolabrata (meadow plant bug)7
Leptopterna ferrugata3
Liriomyza flaveola3
Luperina testacea (Flounced Rustic)3
Macrosteles laevis4
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)5
Melanargia galathea (Marbled White)3
Meromyza saltatrix (Wheat Stem Maggot Fly)5
Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)5
Mesoligia furuncula (Cloaked Minor)2
Mesoligia literosa3
Muellerianella fairmairei6
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Lunar Underwing Moth)3
Opomyza florum (Wheat fly)2
Opomyza germinationis11
Opomyza petrei2
Oscinella nitidissima7
Oscinella pusilla6
Oscinella vastator3
Pararge aegeria (Speckled Wood Butterfly)3
Philaenus spumarius (meadow froghopper)2
Phorbia fumigata2
Psammotettix confinis4
Pseudonapomyza atra4
Pyronia tithonus (Gatekeeper)3
Rivula sericealis (Straw Dot Moth)2
Stiphrosoma sabulosum2
Thymelicus lineola (European skipper)4
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)4
Trigonotylus ruficornis2
Zyginidia scutellaris5

Predators

Atomosia puella[2]
Holcocephala calva[2]
Laphystia rufofasciata[2]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Eruca vesicaria (rocketsalad)[3]

Distribution

widespread Holarctic, Pakistan, India; Canada, Alaska, U.S.Mexico; Australia (ACT, NSW);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 2Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg) 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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