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Pegomya laticornis (Fallén, 1825)
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makes large upper surface blotches


Food Plant: Arctium sp. (Burdock)

Mine: Summer

Notes: Forms a large blotch mine, which may contain several larvae, on the leaf upper surface. The white eggs are laid close to a vein. Mostly found in the Southern Counties of England.

Data: 05.v.2011,Cleeve Hill, Gloucs, VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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