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Chromatomyia scolopendri (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1851)
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Food Plant: Asplenium ruta-muraria (Wall-rue), Phyllitis scolopendrium (= Asplenium scolopendrium)(Hartstongue), Polypodium vulgare (Common Polypody)

Mine: early Summer, Autumn

Notes: Forms a long narrow mine (up to 10cms). It is normally greenish and uppersurface. Pupation is usually in the mine (as shown right side below centre). Mine is shown on Asplenium scolopendrium.

Data: 13.ix.2014 Furfooz (Namen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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