Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza myosotidis Kaltenbach, 1864
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pupa

 

Food Plant: Cynoglossum officinale (Hound's-tongue), Lithospermum arvense (Field Gromwell), Myosotis scorpioides (Water Forget-me-not), M.sylvatica (Wood Forget-me-not), Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet), Symphytum officinale (Common Comfrey)

Mine: Summer & Autumn

Notes: The initial short linear section may become engulfed later by the large irregular blotch formed and no longer be visible. The larvae mine singly. A local miner. Forms a reddish-brown pupa (as shown).

Data: 15.x.2016, Hessle, South-east Yorkshire, VC61

Image:© Barry Warrington

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