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Liriomyza amoena (Meigen, 1830)
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forms an irregular blotch


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: 12.viii.2010, Castle Ashby Gardens, Northants, (VC32)

Image:© David Manning

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