Phytomyza spinaciae Hendel, 1928
Plant: Carduus (Thistle)
Perennial Cornflower), C.
arvense (Creeping Thistle), C.
Meadow Thistle), C.
Marsh Thistle), C.
vulgare (Spear Thistle), Onopordum (Cotton
Mine: Summer and Autumn
Notes: Forms a long narrow greenish mine. The puparium is white and forms at the end of the mine. The adult was reared and emerged 13.viii.2017. A common and widespread miner.
Data: 07.viii.2017, Hessle,South-east Yorkshire, VC61
Image:© Barry Warrington