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Liriomyza strigata (Meigen, 1830)
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mines radiate from midrib
mine in more details
mine in closer detail


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) and in more detail (top - bottom photos).

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

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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