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Cheilosia semifasciata (Becker, 1894)
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forms a deep mine


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 sp.

Data: 12.v.2011, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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