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Phytomyza angelicastri Hering, 1932
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an upper surface mine which can form a blotch

Food Plant: Angelica sylvestris (Angelica), Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & early autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: An upper surface linear mine, starting lower surface, which can widen and form an elonagted blotch. Pupariation is outside the leaf and the puparium is black.

Image:© Brian Pitkin

Recording Grade: 5

Hering, M (1957) - Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa.
Papp L 7 Cerny M (2019) - The Agromyzidae of Hungary, 4, Phytomyzinae 111
Robbins, J (1990) - A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire.
Spencer, K A (1976) - The Agromyzidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark.
Spencer, K.A (1972) - "Diptera: Agromyzidae" Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, Royal Entomological Society of London.

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