Delia platura

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Delia platura
Delia platura, Nebo, North Wales, July 2012 (17810923320).jpg
Delia platura at Nebo, North Wales (July 2012)
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D. platura
Binomial name
Delia platura
(Meigen, 1826)
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Delia platura, the seedcorn maggot or the bean seed fly, is a fly species in the family Anthomyiidae.[2]

It is an agricultural pest for peas and beans. It can be controlled by mouldboard ploughing.

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  1. ^ Chandler, Peter J. (1998). "Checklists of Insects of the British Isles (New Series) Part 1: Diptera". Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. 12. Royal Entomological Society: 1–234.
  2. ^ Delia platura at inra.fr (English)

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