Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza dipsaci Hendel, 1927
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forms edge mines on the leaf

 

Food Plant: Dipsacus fullonum ( Wild Teasel)

Mine: early Summer

Notes: Forms a long mine, which rapidly broadens, at the leaf edge. The mine turns brown. An uncommon miner in the UK.

Data: 03.vii.2007, Prior's Park, Tewkesbury, Glos., VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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