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Calycomyza humeralis (Roser, 1840)
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a gallery leads to a blotch


Food Plant: Aster, Bellis (Daisy), Erigeron (Fleabane)

Mine: Early Summer and Autumn

Pupa: inside the mine

Notes: The initial gallery by the first instar larva then leads to a whitish blotch. The pupa is fixed to the inside of the mine by an accumulation of frass

Data: 2003

Image:© Colin Plant

Recording Grade: 2

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