Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza alnibetulae Hendel,1931
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mine turns brown as it ages

Food Plant: Betula (Birch), Carpinus (Hornbeam)

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & early autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: A long, greenish, winding, upper surface gallery which sometimes broadens considerably at the end. Widespread. Recorded from England, Wales and Ireland (Cork)

Data: 14.x.2003, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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