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Phytomyza fulgens (Hendel, 1920)
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a narrow gallery starting lower surface


Food Plant: Clematis vitalba (Traveller's Joy)

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine. Puparium dark brown

Notes: A narrow gallery similar to P. vitalbae, but starting on the lower surface. The linear upper section eaten out irregularly at sides. Locally common.

Image:© Brian Pitkin

Recording Grade: 5

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