Dip:Agromyzidae
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Liriomyza strigata (Meigen, 1830)
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early mine si shown

 

Food Plant: a very polyphagous species, preferring Compositae (Daisy spp.) Campanulae (Bellflower spp.) and other garden species.

Mine: early and late Summer

Pupa: outside the mine

Notes: A linear mine on the upper surface, usually following the midrib and showing side branches along the veins. The frass is in strings. A common species. An early mine is shown on Eupatorium cannabinum (Hemp Agrimony).

Data: 18.x.2014, bos t' Ename~Oudenaarde, (Oost-Vlaanderen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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