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Ophiomyia simplex (asparagus miner)

Wikipedia Abstract

The asparagus miner (Ophiomyia simplex Loew; Diptera; Agromyzidae) is a specialist on asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.) and is a problem for asparagus growers. It is shiny black and occurs in most major asparagus producing regions of the world.
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Prey / Diet

Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[1]


throughout U.S., Ontario, Quebec, alsoEurope, Hawaii;



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1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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