Novel biology for tephrochlamys rufiventris (Meigen, 1830) (Diptera: Heleomyzidae)
- Author(s): Kimsey, LS;
- Kimsey, RB;
- Gaimari, S
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.4289/0013-87184.108.40.2063
A heleomyzid fly Tephrochlamys rufiventris (Meigen, 1830), was reared from a form of blue cheese aging in a refrigerated, dark, aging room of a small northern California creamery. The third-instar larva is redescribed and the puparium is described for the first time.