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Phytomyza chaerophylli Kaltenbach,1856
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Food Plant: Chaerophyllum spp.(Chervil), Anthriscus sylvestris (Cow Parsley), Conopodium majus (Pignut) and other umbellifers.

Mine: early Spring to late Summer and into late December

Pupa: Black, shiny. The pupa is shown in dorsal (top); ventral (middle) and lateral view (bottom)

Notes: A narrow mine, follows leaf margin and forms secondary blotches (as shown). A common umbellifer miner.

Data: 01.xi.2017 (top); 30.x.2017(middle); 28.x.2017 (bottom), Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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