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Phytomyza minuscula Goureau, 1851
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note the frass in stripes and the short gallery


Food Plant: Aquilegia spp., Thalictrum (Meadow-Rue) spp.

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & autumn.

Notes: A relatively broad, short upper surface gallery. Frass in conspicuous black stripes (as shown). Common and widespread throughout British Isles. Mine shown on Aquilegia.

Data: 01.viii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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