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Phytomyza anemones Hering, 1925
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gut-like feeding lines

Food Plant: Anemone nemorosa (Wood Anemone)

Mine: May

Notes: The mine forms a blotch at the leaf edge and has coiled, 'gut-like' galleries with distinctive feeding lines (as shown). Very rare in the UK, with previous records from Gloucestershire, Yorkshire and Sussex.

Data: 04.v.2009, Flatropers Wood, Beckley, East Sussex, VC14, Keith Palmer

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 2,5


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