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Opomyza florum (Wheat fly)

Wikipedia Abstract

Opomyza florum, common name Yellow Cereal Fly or Grass Fly, is a species of acalyptrate Diptera.
View Wikipedia Record: Opomyza florum

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Norfolk Valley Fens 1523 England, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Stiperstones and The Hollies 1486 England, United Kingdom  
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Phleum pratense (common timothy)[1]
Secale cereale (common rye)[2]
Triticum aestivum (common wheat)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)1
Apamea anceps (Large Nutmeg)1
Apamea sordens1
Aphelia paleana (Timothy Tortrix)1
Bibio ferruginatus1
Bibio johannis1
Camarota curvipennis2
Capsus ater1
Cercopis vulnerata (Black & Red Froghopper)1
Cerodontha denticornis2
Cerodontha flavocingulata1
Cerodontha incisa2
Chlorops pumilionis (Gout fly)2
Claviceps purpurea (Ergot)1
Conioscinella frontella1
Corvus frugilegus (Rook)1
Delia coarctata3
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)2
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)2
Euxoa tritici1
Geomyza tripunctata2
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)1
Leptopterna dolabrata (meadow plant bug)3
Luperina testacea (Flounced Rustic)1
Lygus rugulipennis1
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)1
Melanostoma mellinum1
Meromyza nigriventris1
Meromyza saltatrix (Wheat Stem Maggot Fly)2
Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)1
Mesoligia literosa2
Muellerianella fairmairei2
Nanna flavipes1
Nephrotoma appendiculata (spotted crane fly)1
Opomyza germinationis2
Oscinella frit (fruit fly)2
Oscinella pusilla1
Phorbia fumigata2
Pseudonapomyza atra2
Stenotus binotatus (Two-spotted Grass Bug)1
Stethophyma grossum (Large Marsh Grasshopper)1
Thymelicus lineola (European skipper)1
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)1
Tipula oleracea (Common Crane Fly)1
Trigonotylus ruficornis1


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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