South American Rice Miner Egg

John K. Saichuk, Meszaros, Anna  |  12/15/2011 2:48:35 AM

South American rice miner eggs on rice leaf.

South American Rice Miner (SARM) - Hydrellia wirthi (Korytkowski)

The South American rice miner (SARM) is a close relative of the rice leaf miner. SARM eggs are elongated, ribbed, white or creamy white and approximately 0.5 mm long and 0.2 mm wide. Eggs are laid singly on the upper surface of rice leaves, near the leaf margins.



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