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Phytomyza petoei Hering,1924
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the gallery is irregular


Food Plant: Mentha spp. (Mints)

Mine: early and late Summer

Notes: an irregular linear mine formed, commonly on garden mints. The mine shown is on Mentha picata (Garden spearmint)

Data: 05.vi.2005, Lower Stondon, Bedfordshire, VC30

Image:© Andy Banthrope

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