Phytomyza

noun
Phy·​to·​my·​za | \ ˌfītəˈmīzə \

Definition of Phytomyza

: a genus of two-winged flies having larvae that are leaf miners in corn, sugarcane, and related plants

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History and Etymology for Phytomyza

New Latin, from phyt- + -myza

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“Phytomyza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phytomyza. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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