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Phytomyza glechomae Kaltenbach, 1862
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gallery winds to form a blotch


Food Plant: Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy)

Mine: Bivoltine, late Spring and late Summer

Pupa: Normally falls out of the mine. Brown in colour

Notes: A short upper surface gallery, then winding to form a blotch; finally becoming linear again- the last section being shallow and looking green.

Data: 28.xii.2004, Crookham Village, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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