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Phytomyza angelicae Kaltenbach, 1872
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makes yellow blotch mines


Food Plant: Angelica sylvestris (Angelica)

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & early autumn

Pupa: Outside the mine

Notes: A conspicuous, yellowish, almost circular upper surface blotch. Normally several mines on a leaf (as shown) which may run together giving the impression of a single mine. Widespread throughout the country.

Data: 14.ix.2017, Wicken, Cambs, VC29

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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