Dip:Agromyzidae
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Phytomyza angelicastri Hering, 1932
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blotch mine formed

 

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.

Data: 17.viii.2020, Cadworthy Farm NT, S.Devon, VC3

Image:© John Day

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