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Liriomyza pusilla (Meigen, 1830)
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an irregular upper surface gallery

Food Plant: Bellis perennis (Daisy), sometimes Aster, Solidago (Golden Rod).

Mine: early Summer and early Autumn

Pupa: outside the mine

Notes: An irregular gallery, sometimes crossing over, with black frass arranged as elongate very narrow streaks at the sides of the mine.

Data: 14.x.2003

Image:© Colin Plant

Recording Grade: 2

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