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Cheilosia semifasciata (Becker, 1894)
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upper surface
lower surface


Food Plant: Sedum telephium (Orpine), Umbilicus rupestris (Navelwort)

Mine: May - June

Notes: Forms a deep mine with plentiful frass. The larva changes leaves entering and leaving near the leaf edge. Mine shown on Sedum telephium, with upper leaf surface (top), lower surface (middle) and mine detail (bottom photo).

Data: 29.v.2015, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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