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Chromatomyia blackstoniae (Spencer,1990)
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the mine later becomes a blotch


Food Plant: Blackstonia perfoliata (Yellow-wort)

Mine: August

Notes: The initial mine is a gallery, it later makes a lower surface blotch mine(as shown). The larva pupates in the leaf and is seen in the middle of the left leaf.

Data: 07.x.2005, Warburg Reserve, Oxon,VC23

Image:© David Redhead, Martin Townsend

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