Dip:Agromyzidae
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Agromyza myosotidis Kaltenbach, 1864
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Food Plant: Cynoglossum officinale (Hound's-tongue), Lithospermum arvense (Field Gromwell), Myosotis scorpioides (Water Forget-me-not), M.sylvatica (Wood Forget-me-not), Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet), Symphytum officinale (Common Comfrey)

Mine: Summer & Autumn

Notes: The initial short linear section (as shown) may become engulfed later by the large irregular blotch formed and no longer be visible. The larvae mine singly. A local miner. Forms a reddish-brown pupa.

Data: 11.x.2016, Hessle, South-east Yorkshire, VC61

Image:© Barry Warrington

References:
Hering, M (1957) - Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa.
Robbins, J (1990) - A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire.
Spencer, K A (1976) - The Agromyzidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark.
Spencer, K.A (1972) - "Diptera: Agromyzidae" Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, Royal Entomological Society of London.

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