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Cerodontha luctuosa (Meigen, 1830)
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frass deposited in one clump

Food Plant: Juncus effusus (Soft Rush)

Mine: Summer, Autumn

Notes: Makes a long broad mine. The larva is yellowish and pupates in the mine. The puparium is yellowish in the early generation and reddish-brown in the later, overwintering, generation. A widespread species.

Data: 30.x.2017, Willerby, East Riding of Yorkshire, VC61

Image:© Barry Warrington

Recording Grade: 5

Hering, M (1957) - Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa.
Papp & Cerný (2016) - Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Hungary. 2
Robbins, J (1990) - A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire.
Spencer, K A (1976) - The Agromyzidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark.
Spencer, K.A (1972) - "Diptera: Agromyzidae" Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, Royal Entomological Society of London.

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