Dip:Agromyzidae
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Liriomyza amoena (Meigen, 1830)
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an irregular upper surface blotch

Food Plant: Sambucus spp.(Elder)

Mine: Summer and early Autumn

Notes: Forms an irregular upper surface blotch with conspicuous black frass (as shown).

Pupa: external to the mine

Data: 19.vi.2005,Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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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