444-231 (ENTO-495NP)

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Authored by Theresa A. Dellinger, Diagnostician, and Eric Day, Lab Manager, Insect ID Lab, Virginia Tech

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The cabbage maggot, Delia radicum, and the seedcorn maggot, Delia platura, belong to the fly family Anthomyiidae in the order Diptera. The genus Delia consists of several economically important agricultural pests. Related species include the similar onion maggot (D. antiqua), turnip root fly (D. floralis), and root-maggot fly (D. planipalpis).

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Publication Date

March 25, 2022