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Phytomyza chaerophylli Kaltenbach,1856
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larva in mine


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, with larva). A common umbellifer miner.

Data: 22.x.2017, Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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