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Aulagromyza cornigera (Griffiths, 1973)
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the larva


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 (as shown).

Data: 0.iv.2005, Castricum, The Netherlands

Image:© Willem Ellis

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