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Agromyza nana Meigen, 1830
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makes a blotch mine


Food Plant: Trifolium pratense (Red Clover), Melilotus altissima (Ribbed Melilot), Medicago (Medick)

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & early autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: A short, broad gallery leading to a conspicuous, roundish white blotch in the centre of the leaf. The blotch is upper surface with full depth spots - comprising of large clumps of frass. Common and widely distributed. England, Scotland, Ireland.

Data: 2002, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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