Rice Leaf Miner Adult

John K. Saichuk, Meszaros, Anna

Rice leaf miner adult and rice grain.

Rice Leaf Miner - Hydrellia griseola

The larvae feed for 5 to 12 days before pupating. Adults emerge after 5 to 9 days and live 2 to 4 months. Adult flies have clear wings on a metallic blue-green-to-gray thorax. Less than 1/4 inch long, they can be seen flying close to the water and landing on rice leaves. They lay eggs singly on rice leaves.

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12/15/2011 1:58:54 AM
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