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Phytomyza glechomae Kaltenbach, 1862
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Dorsal view of pupa
lateral view
front spiracula


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. The pupa is shown in dorsal (top) and lateral view (centre), along with details of the anterior spiracula (bottom).

Data: 24.x.2014 Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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