moongirl01's picture

Leaf mine

Observed: 8th May 2011 By: moongirl01moongirl01’s reputation in Invertebratesmoongirl01’s reputation in Invertebratesmoongirl01’s reputation in Invertebratesmoongirl01’s reputation in Invertebrates
Misc8 970
Misc8 970 1

Leaf mine on lettuce.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a leaf-mining fly (Chromatomyia atricornis) interacts


RHoman's picture


Not many contenders here: the most likely is Chromatomyia 'atricornis' - follow up on the Leaf Miners web site for the complexities of this "species"

Robert Homan

Martin Harvey's picture


As Robert suggests, see:

Entomologist and biological recorder

JamieDunning's picture

Not alot of help here, but its a good guide.

- Jamie

dejayM's picture

C.horticola on lettuce

Before posting my own I visited every post of Chromatomyia 'atricornis' to see if I could learn more - I did. But like every good iSpotter I have returned to agree where possible.
Now, British records of syngenesiae, horticola or 'atricornis' on hosts other than Asteraceae in Britain, are assumed to represent horticola. is from
I may return then to add another ID. In the meantime, however Martin, I have agreed - so now you owe me a response to my Admin pleas - PLEASE.
So now why not look at mine