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Lonicera leaf mine

Observed: 2nd June 2012 By: Jonathan
iSpot team
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Lonicera 2
Description:

1200 dpi scan

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Aulagromyza hendeliana interacts

Comments

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Tricky one

Could be an old mine of Aulagromyza cornigera. This is supposed to occur earlier in the year, but the cold weather in May could have held things back. The frass pattern could pass for cornigera - hendeliana is said to have 2 neat rows of frass. Have you run the mine through the Dutch site key?

Robert Homan

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Dutch key says that A.

Dutch key says that A. hendeliana has frass in discrete granules, which fits.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)