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Phytomyza pedicularifolii Hering, 1960
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forms a whitish mine


Food Plant: Pedicularis sylvatica (Lousewort)

Mine: late July - late October

Notes: Forms whitish semi-linear mines. Forms a small brown puparium in the terminal part of the mine, which may be down the stem of the host plant.

Data: 31.x.2017, Studland Heath, Dorset, VC9

Image:© Jenny Seawright

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