Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza dipsaci Hendel, 1927
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forms mines at the leaf edge

Food Plant: Dipsacus fullonum ( Wild Teasel)

Mine: early Summer

Notes: Forms a long mine, which rapidly broadens, at the leaf edge. The mine turns brown. Larvae are shown feeding at the upper edge of each mine. An uncommon miner in the UK.

Data: 03.vii.2007, Prior's Park, Tewkesbury, Glos., VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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