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Pegomya meridiana in the Netherlands? --> P. meridiana
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Posted on 07-12-2023 20:48

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Hi all,

I identified this fly from Heelsum, the Netherlands (coll. 07-06-2023) as Pegomya meridiana using DNA (soft lysis). That's a species not known to occur in the Netherlands though, and many Pegomya species lack DNA references, so could someone help pointing me towards ways of confirming this identification?

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Edited by Naaktemolrat on 02-01-2024 13:23
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Posted on 02-01-2024 13:24

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Reply from Verner Michelsen:

Hi Marcel,

I confirm your ID. This is a female of Pegomya meridiana. A larval attack on Hypericum is reported from the Netherlands.

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