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Parasitic eulophid wasp - Diglyphus isaea
Added: 20 Sep 2012  Updated: 02 Aug 2017
This adventive wasp is an ectoparasite of leaf mining fly larvae and comes from the Europe and North Africa. Wasps from Pakistan were released into New Zealand in 1970, though the species may already have been here. It i...
Plantain leafminer - Phytomyza plantaginis
Added: 14 Jan 2019  Updated: 30 Jan 2019
This adventive leaf mining fly is found throughout New Zealand on its host plants, two naturalised species of plantain, Narrow-leaved plantain Plantago lanceolata and Broad-leaved plantain, Plantago major (Plantaginaceae...
New Zealand cress leafminer - Liriomyza watti
Added: 10 May 2017  Updated: 15 May 2017
This endemic fly is found in the North and South Island of New Zealand. It is a leaf miner of herbaceous brassicas (Cruciferae or Brassicae) and garden nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus (Tropaeolaceae) which has similar sulph...
Ragwort leafminer - Chromatomyia syngenesiae
Added: 24 Apr 2017  Updated: 04 May 2017
This adventive fly from Europe is found throughout New Zealand. It is a polyphagous leaf miner that is mainly found on herbaceous Compositae (daisy family). It occurs in crop, ornamental and adventive plants, as well as ...
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