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Pegomya setaria (Meigen, 1826)
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larva in mine


Food Plant: Fallopia aubertii (Mile-a-minute), Convolvulus

Mine: June-September

Pupa: External to the mine

Notes: Forms large transparent blotches on leaves, usually of garden plants.The lower surface of the leaf is shown and the egg is bottom left of the mine.

Data: 28.vii.2013, Lackford Lakes, West Suffolk, VC26

Image:© Ian Barton

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