No Common Name Monoxia obesula Blake, 1939Extirpated  -  Non-native  

Status:

"Maryland is probably not within the native range, and the insects were likely transported there with agricultural products or ornamental plants. The introduced population survived for a year or two but then apparently died out" (Clark, Rattu, & Cillo, 2014).

Description:

Larvae are leaf miners (Clark et al., 2014).

Relationships:

Host plants: Atriplex sp. and Chenopodium sp. in saline habitats (Clark et al., 2014).

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