Maggots (fly larvae)

Eumerus (Syrphidae) larvae in rotting tuber.

Several species of flies (Diptera) are sometimes found feeding on potato plants and tubers. Those feeding on tubers are almost always secondary invaders of diseased tubers. Very small maggots inside leaves (leaf miners) may sometimes be found as well.

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