Authors: Buyung Hadi, Jeffrey Bradshaw, Jan Knodel and Ken Ostlie. Seedcorn maggot is the larva of a small fly, Delia platura. This fly is widely. Genus: Delia. Species: D. platura. Subspecies: D. platura. Scientific Name. Delia platura (Meigen, ). Common Names. seedcorn maggot. Delia platura (Meigen, ). seedcorn maggot. polyphagous. Delia platura: cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva. cephalic skeleton of 3rd instar larva (from.

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Pupae can be attached to harvested portions of root crops, from which adult flies can emerge in fresh pack stands in markets. Given its worldwide distribution, this species must have some mechanism to escape from high temperatures.

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Anthomyiidae on asparagus in North Baden. Darvas B, Kozma E, In contrast to initial concerns, the adoption of conservation tillage practices has not increased seedcorn maggot injury.

Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes, 26 6: Gessell recommended planting the field after growing degree days since the ploughing of organic matter which allows seed corn maggots to complete development and move to another host. Reduction in the plant stand can be seen within a week after plant emergence Gesell Biologische waarnemingen omtrent de bonevlieg, Delia platura Meig.


Problems Protection Plant This page was last modified Bessin reported preventative measures for seed corn maggots that include late planting, shallow planting, higher seeding rates, well-prepared seedbed, and turning the cover crops early which renders field less attractive to egg laying by flies. Idinger, ; EPPO, Comparison of water pan traps and sticky traps for monitoring Delia spp.

The bean seed fly or seedcorn maggot, Delia platura Meigenis a small dipterous insect of the family Anthomyiidae Valenciano et al. Pests associated with onion crops and their control. Iowa State University, University Extension. Injurious insects on asparagus in southern Africa. Close Find out more.

Seedcorn maggot – Delia platura (Meigen) (Insecta: Diptera: Anthomyiidae)

The standard treatment for control of this pest is to treat preventatively with pre-plant, in-furrow insecticides. Add New Comment all fields are required.

Anthomyiidae to colored sticky traps in flowering and rosette stage canola. Adult abundance of seedcorn maggots varies geographically and seasonally Funderburk et al.

Delia platura

Insect Knowledge Kunchong Zhishi18 3: After about one to two weeks, the larvae are fully developed and pupariate in the soil. Late instar larva and pupa of the seedcorn maggot, Delia platura Meigenshowing seed platyra. Knowledge Bank home Change location.

Sodobno Kmetijstvo, 30 4: Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, 11 5: In vitro isolation of Entomophthora muscp Entomophthorales: Decaying organic matter from crop residues in reduced-tillage systems is an ideal ovipositional site for this insect BarlowGregory and Musick Harvested produce with fly puparia can have adult flies emerge when at the market.


There is also some evidence that D. Add New Comment all fields are required Name: Delia platura is the most widespread anthomyiid Weston and MillerGriffiths occurring on all continents except Antarctica Griffiths Click the contributor’s name for licensing and usage information.

The use of a winter cover crop may also increase fly populations Hammond, In the Vidalia onion area, onions are infested in the fall and, if winter frost damage to the crop occurs, flies can be observed in damaged fields once the temperature warms up.

Manual of Nearctic Diptera In females, common arrangement of mid-tibial setae, though may be any combination of anterodorsal, 1- 2posterodorsal and 2 -3 posteroventral setae. Diptera of garlic and ecological observations on dominant species – Suillia lurida Meig. Entomophthoraceae from infected seed corn maggot Delia platura Diptera: