Oscinella frit

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Oscinella frit
Oscinella frit.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Section: Schizophora
Family: Chloropidae
Subfamily: Oscinellinae
Genus: Oscinella
Subgenus: Oscinella
Species: O. frit
Binomial name
Oscinella frit
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Oscinella frit is a European species of fly and member of the family Chloropidae.[1] Oscinella frit is an agricultural pest causing damage to crops by boring into the shoots of oats, wheat, maize, barley and grasses.

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  1. ^ "Fauna Europaea". European Commission. Retrieved 12 January 2012.