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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The seedcorn maggot survives the winter in the pupal stage in soil, and adults emerge in early spring Higley and Pedigo Females in temperate regions hide under wood and other sheltered habitats to avoid high temperatures, but there is no evidence of aestivation Harukawa et al. Close Find out more.

Diptera larvae, with notes on eggs, puparia and pupae. Cool soils favor damage by some insect pests.

Delia platura

Metamorphosis in the puparium lasts weeks. Diptera -Anthomyidaein conditiile din silvostepa moldovei.

Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 7 1: Structura speciilor de muste din genul Deliadaunatoare culturilor de fasole.

Anthomyiidae populations on Ohio soybean. In males, in the hind femur, only around posteroventral setae are present. Biologia Bratislava50 2: If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use. Bournoville R, Cantot P, Delia platura is the most widespread anthomyiid Weston and MillerGriffiths occurring on all continents except Antarctica Griffiths Anthomyiidae in southwestern Ontario. Life-history of the seed-corn maggot, Hylemya cilicrura Rond. University of Hawaii, 3: EU pesticides database www.


Delia platura (soybean)

Pests associated with onion crops and their control. Crop Protection, 12 7: Seedcorn maggot can pass through up to five generations per year GesellHarukawa et al.

Isolated incidences of predation by spiders, ants, platra birds upon adults and of fungal diseases infecting larvae have been reported. Finch S, Collier RH, Occasionally, seedcorn maggots tunnel within seedling stems and germinating seeds Funderburk et al.

Royal Entomological Society, 10 Breeding for insect resistance in beans. There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: Anthomyiidae as pests of canola in Plaura.

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

Harvested produce with fly puparia can have adult flies emerge when della the market. Parisi B, Ranalli P, In central Iowa, Funderburk et al. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects.

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. Upon completion of two to three generations it over winters in puparium.


The use of a winter cover crop may also increase fly populations Hammond, Coleopterists’ Bulletin, 40 1: Research for Crop Improvement. Diptera of garlic and platyra observations on dominant species – Suillia lurida Meig. Anthomyiidaebetween surveys using a kairomone trap and a fish meal trap in Sapporo, Hokkaido.

Delia platura (soybean) – Bugwoodwiki

Seed corn maggot, Delia platura Meigen. Riley – University of Georgia. Field Crops Research Previous names for this insect include: 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 delis up.

An introduction to the immature stages of British flies: Reports of actively feeding seedcorn maggots increase during years delka the spring is comparatively cool and damp and seeds germinate slowly ReidMiller and McClanahan In northern latitudes, adults are very numerous in the spring two to three generationsbut their population starts decreasing substantially in mid-summer Eckenrode et al.

Seasonal prevalence of occurrence of onion and seed-corn selia, Hylemya antiqua and H.