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Aulagromyza cornigera (Griffiths, 1973)
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mines may follow the leaf edge

Food Plant: Leycesteria formosa (Flowering Nutmeg), Lonicera periclymenum (Honeysuckle), Symphoricarpos rivularis (Snowberry)

Mine: April - June

Notes: Leaf mine is formed in the young tender leaf. Larva forming long white mine which widens. The pupation is external and the posterior spiracles have a distinctive horn-like process within the ellipse of bulbs. The larva is quite plain, but with distinctive spriacles.

Data: 02.v.2005, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 4

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