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Agromyza nana Meigen, 1830
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larva in 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 (as shown, with larva in mine). Common and widely distributed. England, Scotland, Ireland. Mine shown on Lotus sp.

Data: 05.x.2013, den Tip~Lommel, (Limburg), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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