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Phytomyza hendeli (Hering, 1923)
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a whitish linear mine


Food Plant: Anemone nemorosa (Wood Anemone)

Mine: June

Notes: Forms a whitish linear mine, normally following the leaf edge, with the frass initially in strings (as shown). Very rare in the UK with previous records from Somerset and Kent.

Data: 01.vi.2000, Hoad's Wood, Sedlescombe, East Sussex, VC14

Image:© Patrick Roper

Recording Grade: 3,5

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