Identification of the Afrotropical lance fly Silba laevis (Bezzi, 1920) (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) imported into the United KingdomThe lonchaeid or lance fly Silba laevis (Bezzi, 1920) is recorded for the first time on aubergine (Solanum melongena L.) having been successfully reared from aubergines imported into the United Kingdom (U.K.). The following manuscript provides detailed photographs and drawings of S. laevis, reviews recent interception data and briefly comments...
Journal articleTwo new species of Silba Macquart, 1851 namely Silba mitsuii sp. nov. and Silba fungicola sp. nov. are described from Japan. The adults of the first species were obtained from larvae found in the flower buds of Camellia japonica L. and of the second from fungal fruiting bodies. This is...
Journal articleA new species of Silba Macquart 1851, Silba ischnopoda sp. nov., is described from Thailand and Cambodia. The Thailand individuals were obtained from larvae found in mature male figs of the dioecious Ficus ischnopoda Miq. Comparisons are made with other similar Asian Silba species which have also been reared from...
MacGowan, Iain ; Compton, S G