Dip:Agromyzidae
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Phytomyza artemisivora Spencer, 1971
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a long twisting mine which often follows the veins or leaf margin

 

Food Plant: Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)

Mine: Bivoltine - late Spring and late Summer

Pupa: External to the mine

Notes: A common and widespread miner. The mine is a long corridor, which often partly follows the veins of the leaf, or leaf margin. The frass is in separate grains, with the appearance of stings of pearls

.Data: 02.viii.2003, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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