Taxon profile


Hessian Fly
Mayetiola destructor (Say, 1817)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Cecidomyiidae - gall midges »  genus Mayetiola

Scientific synonyms

Cecidomyia destructor Say, 1817
Cecidomyia culmicola Morris, 1849
Rhabdophaga elymi Felt, 1909
Rhabdophaga occidentalis Felt, 1908
Rhabdophaga pratensis Felt, 1908

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Mayetiola_destructor]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Mayetiola destructor (Say, 1817)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [302904]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Mayetiola destructor (Say, 1817)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Mayetiola destructor (Say, 1817)]
Data retrieved on: 20 June 2016

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