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Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)

Synonyms: Anthomyia calopteni; Anthomyia cana; Anthomyia corelia; Anthomyia diversa; Anthomyia extranea; Anthomyia funesta; Anthomyia lanicrus; Anthomyia perrima; Anthomyia peshawarensis; Anthomyia platygaster; Anthomyia raphani; Anthomyia rubifrons; Anthomyia rubrifrons; Anthomyia secunda; Anthomyia sergia; Anthomyia simulans; Anthomyia tinia; Anthomyia trifilis; Anthomyia tyana; Anthomyia viana; Anthomyia zeas; Aricia fusciceps; Chorthophila cilicrura; Chortophila cilicrura; Chortophila rubrifrons; Chortophila spinipes; Dialyta cupreifrons; Eriphia marginata; Homalomyia rava; Homalomyia rupecula; Hylemya deceptiva; Phorbia novaezealandiae; Phorbia prisca

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afonydd Cleddau/ Cleddau Rivers 1855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Birklands and Bilhaugh 672 England, United Kingdom  
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Cors Caron 2130 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Eifionydd 357 Wales, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Elenydd 21274 Wales, United Kingdom
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Hartslock Wood 85 England, United Kingdom  
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
North Downs Woodlands 711 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North West Pembrokeshire Commons/ Comins Gogledd Orllewin Sir Benfro 615 Wales, United Kingdom  
Oxford Meadows 657 England, 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  
Rhos Llawr-cwrt 114 Wales, United Kingdom  
River Dee 6046 Scotland, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Allium cepa (garden onion)[1]
Avena sativa (oats)[1]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[1]
Cucumis sativus (garden cucumber)[1]
Fuligo septica (Flowers of Tan)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Phaseolus coccineus (Scarlet Runner)[1]
Phaseolus vulgaris (Common Bean)[1]
Pisum sativum (Common Pea)[1]
Raphanus sativus (Wild Radish)[1]
Secale cereale (common rye)[1]
Spinacia oleracea (spinach)[1]
Triticum aestivum (common wheat)[1]
Vicia faba (Field Bean)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)2
Apamea anceps (Large Nutmeg)2
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)2
Arctia villica (Cream-spot Tiger)2
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)3
Bruchus rufimanus2
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)2
Camarota curvipennis3
Cerodontha denticornis2
Cerodontha incisa3
Ceutorhynchus assimilis2
Chlorops pumilionis (Gout fly)2
Delia coarctata2
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)14
Dilophus febrilis (Fever Fly)2
Euxoa nigricans (Garden Dart)2
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)3
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)2
Leptopterna dolabrata (meadow plant bug)3
Liriomyza congesta2
Luperina testacea (Flounced Rustic)2
Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)4
Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)2
Mesoligia literosa3
Muellerianella fairmairei3
Muscina stabulans (false stable fly)2
Opomyza florum (Wheat fly)2
Opomyza germinationis2
Oscinella frit (fruit fly)4
Oscinella pusilla2
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)2
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)3
Phyllotreta undulata2
Pieris brassicae (Large White)2
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)2
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth)2
Pseudonapomyza atra3
Scaptomyza pallida3
Schrankia taenialis (White-line Snout)2
Thrips angusticeps2
Thrips tabaci (Onion thrip)2
Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper)2
Tychius quinquepunctatus2

Predators

Cerdistus vittipes[3]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Anacyclus radiatus subsp. radiatus (Bolivian coriander)[2]
Anagallis arvensis (pimpernel)[2]
Anemone coronaria (lilies-of-the-field)[2]
Bistorta vivipara (alpine bistort)[2]
Calendula arvensis (field marigold)[2]
Claytonia virginica (narrow-leaved spring beauty)[4]
Rhododendron tomentosum (marsh Labrador tea)[2]
Scandix australis[2]
Thymelaea hirsuta[2]
Thymelaea tartonraira[2]

Distribution

Alaska to Greenland,s. to California & Florida; Mexico; cosmopolitan;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 2Jorrit 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. 3Predator-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) 4Motten, A. F. 1986. Pollination ecology of the spring wildflower community of a temperate deciduous forest. Ecological Monographs 56:21-42.
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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