Liriomyza

noun
Lir·​i·​o·​my·​za | \ -ˈmīzə \

Definition of Liriomyza

: a genus of agromyzid flies having larvae that are leaf miners and that include several economically important pests of cultivated plants — see pea leaf miner

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History and Etymology for Liriomyza

New Latin, from Greek leirion, lirion, lily + New Latin -myza

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“Liriomyza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Liriomyza. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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