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Agromyza lithospermi Spencer, 1963
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forms a dark blotch mine


Food Plant: Lithospermum officinale (Common Gromwell), Myosotis spp. (Forget-me-not)

Mine: June-July

Notes: Forms a large blotch mine, with a dark center, after an initial narrow gallery (as shown). A local miner known from Hereford and Cambs.

Data: 15.vi.2009, Yardley Chase, Northants, VC32

Image:© Martin Townsend

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