Dip:Agromyzidae
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Aulagromyza tremulae (Hering, 1957)
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lower surface mines

 

Food Plant: Populus species eg P.tremula (Aspen), P.nigra (Black Poplar)

Mine: Bivoltine: early summer and early autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: A long winding lower surface gallery. The mine of A.populi is similar, but the pupation is in the mine in this species. A.populi mines are partly, sometimes fully, upperside, whereas A.tremulae mines are lower surface. Mine shown on Aspen. Note the yellow larvae at the end of each gallery

Data: 22.vi.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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