Dip:Agromyzidae
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Amauromyza labiatarum (Hendel, 192)
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a narrow gallery leads to a blotch

 

Food Plant: Prunella (Self Heal), Stachys (Woundwort), Lamium (Dead-nettle), Glechoma (Ground Ivy), Galeopsis (Hemp-nettle), Ballota (Horehound), Teucrium (Germander/Wood Sage), Lamiastrum (Yellow Archangel), Ajuga (Bugle), Verbena officinalis (Vervain).
Mine:

Mine: Bivoltine: early summer & early autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: An narrow gallery leading to a largish blotch on the upper surface (as shown). Frass is green and indistinct in the gallery - small grains may be seen at the gallery edge. Widespread and locally common in south: England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland. The mine shown is on Lamium album

Data: 20.viii.2014 Mol (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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