Dip:Agromyzidae
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Liriomyza amoena (Meigen, 1830)
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conspicuous black frass is found in the mine

 

Food Plant: Sambucus spp.(Elder)

Mine: Summer and early Autumn

Notes: Forms an irregular upper surface blotch with conspicuous black frass (as shown).

Pupa: external to the mine

Data: 19.vi.2005,Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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