Dip:Agromyzidae
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Liriomyza pisivora Hering, 1957
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frass in thin threads

 

Food Plant: Lathyrus sp., Lathyrus latifolius (Broad-leaved Everlasting-pea), Pisum sativum (Garden Pea), Vicia cracca (Tufted Vetch)

Mine: Summer

Notes: A long linear mine which starts lower surface and ends upper surface on the leaf, giving the leaf a mottled effect. The frass is in thin threads and alternates along the gallery (as shown). Pupation occurs outside the mine.

Data: 17.ix.2017, Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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