Dip:Agromyzidae
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Phytomyza brunnipes (Brischke, 1881)
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a brown or green mine

 

Food Plant: Sanicula europaea (Sanicle)

Mine: late Spring and late Summer

Notes: The brown or green mine is linear and runs alonside the midrib on several segments of a leaf (as shown). It is found in woods.

Pupa: external

Data: 21.xi.2008, Chandlers Ford, S.Hants, VC11, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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