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Phytomyza petoei Hering,1924
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forms a twisting mine


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 sp.

Data: 11.ix.2013, Meerhout, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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