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Nemorimyza posticata (Meigen, 1830)
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feeding lines are in whorls


Food Plant: Solidago virgaurea Golden-Rod), cultivated Solidago canadensis (Canadian Golden-Rod) - in Canada also on Aster spp.

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: A short broad gallery, normally at the margin, leading to a blotch with obvious feeding lines in whorls (as shown). Mines go brown.

Data: 03.Data: 30.vii.2008, Fleet, Hants, VC12x.2008, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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