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Phytomyza pimpinellae Hendel, 1924
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forms a short upper surface mine


Food Plant: Pimpinella major (Greater Burnet-saxifrage), Pimpinella anisum

Mine: early and late Summer

Notes: Forms a broad, relatively short, upper surface mine. Note the conspicuous feeding lines. Pupation is outside the mine and the pupa is black

Data: 01.v.2017, Hessle, South-east Yorkshire, VC61

Image:© Barry Warrington

Recording Grade: 2

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