Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza dipsaci Hendel, 1927
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dorsal
lateral
ventral

 

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. A puparium is shown in dorsal, ventral and lateral view (top-bottom photos) - note the basal pad where it glued to the substrate. An uncommon miner in the UK.

Data: 18.vi.2020 ex mine 17.vi.2020, Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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