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Liriomyza pusilla (Meigen, 1830)
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mines with larvae


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. Mines shown, with larvae, on Bellis perennis (Daisy).

Data: 12.x.2017, Hull, South-east Yorkshire, VC61

Image:© Barry Warrington

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