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Delia radicum (cabbage maggot)


Wikipedia Abstract

Delia radicum, known variously as the cabbage fly, cabbage root fly, root fly or turnip fly, is a pest of crops. The larvae of the cabbage root fly are sometimes known as the cabbage maggot or root maggot. The adult flies are about 1 cm long and are grey in colour, but otherwise resemble the common house fly.
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Trybliographa rapae <Unverified Name>[1]


Pollinator of 
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]


British Columbia to Labrador, s. to California & North Carolina), Europe, North Africa, China, Azores, Madeira;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
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.
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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