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Liriomyza pusilla (Meigen, 1830)
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irregular gallery

Food Plant: Bellis perennis (Daisy), sometimes Aster, Solidago (Golden Rod).

Mine: early Summer and early Autumn

Pupa: outside the mine

Notes: An irregular gallery, sometimes crossing over, with black frass arranged as elongate very narrow streaks at the sides of the mine (as shown).

Data: 30.x.2018, Dowham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 2

Hering, M (1957) - Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa.
Papp L & Cerný M (2017), Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Hungary. 3. Phytomyzinae 2.
Robbins, J (1990) - A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire.
Spencer, K A (1976) - The Agromyzidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark.
Spencer, K.A (1972) - "Diptera: Agromyzidae" Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, Royal Entomological Society of London.

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