Taxon profile


Cabbage Magot
Delia radicum (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Anthomyiidae - anthomyiid flies »  genus Delia

Scientific synonyms

Musca radicum Linnaeus, 1758
Chortophila appendiculata Bigot, 1885
Anthomyia brassicae Wiedemann, 1817
Anthomyia detergens Pandellé, 1900
Chortophila floccosa Macquart, 1835
Chortophila frontalis Macquart, 1835
Anthomyia stimulea Pandellé, 1900
Aricia villipes Zetterstedt, 1845

Other names

= Cabbage Maggot
= Cabbage Root Fly


Delia radicum - Cabbage Magot

Author: Jiří Kuča

Delia radicum - Cabbage Magot

Author: Jiří Kuča

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

food (larval stage only): Brassica napus L. - Rape, Brassica oleracea L. - Wild Cabbage, Raphanus sativus L. - Garden Radish

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Delia_radicum]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Delia radicum (Linnaeus)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [406352]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Delia radicum (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Delia radicum (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 20 June 2016

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