A Newly Recorded Species, Chonocephalus depressus Meijere, 1921 (Diptera: Phoridae), whose Larvae Attacking Oyster Mushroom in China

  • Ziling Li
  • Guangchun Liu
  • Kuan Rong
  • Bin Liu

Abstract

The scuttle fly Chonocephalus depressus Meijere, 1921 (Diptera: Phoridae) is recorded for the first time from China. Its larva attacks the oyster mushrooms Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.) Kumm, 1871 and Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quél, 1872. Chonocephalus depressus is redescribed and illustrated, and its biological characteristics are briefly outlined.

Published
2018-11-26
How to Cite
Li, Z., Liu, G., Rong, K., & Liu, B. (2018). A Newly Recorded Species, Chonocephalus depressus Meijere, 1921 (Diptera: Phoridae), whose Larvae Attacking Oyster Mushroom in China. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 20(3), 33-38. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/1389
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society