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Phytomyza chaerophylli Kaltenbach,1856
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BLOTCHES ARE FORMED

 

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

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

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

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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