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Agromyza frontella (Rondani, 1875)
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forms twisting mines running initially towards the leaf edge, then turning bac

Food Plant: Melilotus sp., Medicago sative (Lucerne), Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)

Mine: June, August-September

Notes: An initial gallery is formed which then extends across the leaf before turning back and developing into a blotch. The mine shown is on Red Clover

Data: 04.ix.2011, Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 3

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