Dip:Agromyzidae
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Liriomyza strigata (Meigen, 1830)
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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. Mine shown on Eupatorium cannabinum (Hemp Agrimony).

Data: 02.ix.2010, Yardley Chase, Northants, VC32

Image:© David Manning

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