Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza filipendulae Spencer, 1976
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an upper surface, usually unbranched, mine

Food Plant: Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet), Potentilla anserina (Silverweed), Potentilla reptans (Creeping Cinquefoil), Rubus (bramble), Rubus idaeus (Raspberry), Sanguisorba officinalis (Great Burnet)

Mine: Summer and early Autumn

Pupa: outside the mine

Notes: A long straight mine, which is sometimes branched. Found in the upper leaf surface. Common in England

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

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 2

References:
Robbins, J (1990) - A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire.
Spencer, K A (1976) - The Agromyzidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark.

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