Name: Vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae
Vegetable leaf miner (Liriomyza sativae) is a fly that has a wide host range and can cause significant damage, reduce crop yield and marketability of many common horticultural crops and ornamental plant species. It is present in north Queensland and is likely to spread.
Some economically important weed and cultivated crop hosts include squash, okra, pea, tomato, bean, cabbage, turnip, potato, tobacco, cotton, radish, spinach, watermelon, beet, pepper, alfalfa, clover, vetch and plantain.
Similar to: Other leaf mining flies More