volume 166, issue 3, P204-214 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12654
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Diana N. Duque-Gamboa, Maria F. Castillo-Cárdenas, Luis M. Hernández, Yoan C. Guzmán, Maria R. Manzano, Nelson Toro-Perea

Abstract: Abstract Sampling performed in flower buds of citrus in Colombia allowed the detection of the presence of Prodiplosis longifila Gagné and Prodiplosis floricola Felt (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). The polyphagous P. longifila is a pest of Solanaceae, but whether both species cause economic losses in citrus is unknown. These congeneric species are indistinguishable in the larval stage, and their morphological identification, which is complex, is performed on adult males. This study comprises a morphological descript…

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