First report of Neosilba pradoi and Dasiops frieseni (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) in cultivated and wild hosts in Uruguay

Maria Victoria Calvo, Soledad Delgado, Iris Scatoni, Flavia Roberto Mello Garcia



We report Neosilba pradoi and Dasiops frieseni (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) for the first time in Uruguay, which is the most southern distribution yet found for these species. Moreover, new host associations are recorded: D. frieseni in Citrus sinensis cv. Valencia and an undetermined lonchaeid in Acanthosyris spinescens.



Se reportan por primera vez para Uruguay Neosilba pradoi y Dasiops frieseni (Diptera: Lonchaeidae), siendo la distribución más austral. Además, se registran nuevas asociaciones de hospederos: Citrus sinensis cv. Valencia para D. frieseni y Acanthosyris spinescens para una especie indeterminada de Lonchaeidae.

View this article in BioOne


lance flies; Eugenia uniflora; Passiflora caerulea; Citrus sinensis;

Full Text:


The Florida OJ service is provided through the Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) and the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC). | FLVC Privacy Policy.