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Agromyza idaeiana Hardy, 1853
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a short corrdor leads to a blotch

Food Plant: usually Potentilla reptans (Creeping cinquefoil), occasionally in Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet), Potentilla anserina (Silverweed), Agrimonia (Agrimony), Rubus (Bramble) and Fragaria x ananassa (Garden Strawberry)

Mine: Bivoltine: early summer & autumn.

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: A short broad upper surface corridor leading to a long blotch between veins. Formerly Agromyza potentillae. Mine shown on Meadowsweet.

Data: 03.vii.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 2

Hering, M (1957) - Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa.
Robbins, J (1990) - A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire.
Spencer, K A (1976) - The Agromyzidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark.
Spencer, K.A (1972) - "Diptera: Agromyzidae" Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, Royal Entomological Society of London.

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