Discovery of the South American Rice Miner (Diptera: Ephydridae) in Southeastern United States
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The South American rice miner, Hydrellia wirthi Korytkowski (Diptera: Ephydridae), a recently discovered, invasive pest of rice, Oryza sativa L., is reported from southeastern United States (Louisiana and Texas). A detailed description and diagnosis with illustrations and photographs are provided to facilitate identification, along with descriptions of its damage as a miner in rice whorls, stems, and leaves. The localities where this invasive species has been found in Louisiana and Texas are provided.
Annals of the Entomological Society of America
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Mathis, W. N., Castro, B. A., Way, M. O., & Zatwarnicki, T.
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Mathis, Wayne N||Castro, Boris A||Way, Michael O||Zatwarnicki, Tadeusz