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Phytomyza petoei Hering,1924
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the miner can be a pest species on mint


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 Mint, grown in a greenhouse

Data: 06.ix.2005, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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