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Agromyza anthracina Meigen, 1830
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coiled initial gallery


Food Plant: Urtica dioica (Nettle)

Mine: May-June, September -October

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: The mine starts away from the leaf edge usually and has a coiled intestine-like start (as shown); it has frass in long threads in the broader part of the mine

Data: 14.vi.2009, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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