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Phytomyza glechomae Kaltenbach, 1862
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larva in mine


Food Plant: Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy)

Mine: Bivoltine, late Spring and late Summer

Pupa: Normally falls out of the mine. Brown in colour

Notes: A short upper surface gallery, then winding to form a blotch; finally becoming linear again- the last section being shallow and looking green. A larva is shown in the mine.

Data: 14.vi.2013, de Rammelaars~Ham, (Limburg), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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