Dip:Agromyzidae
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Liriomyza artemisicola (de Meijere, 1924)
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pupa

 

Food Plant: Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)

Mine: late Spring and late Summer

Notes: Forms compact, very convoluted mines, with stringy frass. The larva is yellow and the three three hooklike teeth of the rear spiraculum in L.artemisicola are of equal size, while in L.demeijerei one is distinctly larger than the other two. The p[upa is hown above.

Data: 26.vi.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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