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Corridor-mine on Doc leaf

Observed: 7th June 2012 By: ma6865
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Corridor-mine on Doc leaf
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Corridor-mine (Photomyza plantaginis, corridor-mine)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

RHoman's picture

Plant

A key factor in putting a name to any leaf miner is to identify the plant. "Doc leaf" is mentioned, so it is unlikely that this is Phytomyza plantaginis, which feeds on a plantain species. Have you got a picture which shows a little more detail of the plant?

Robert Homan

ma6865's picture

I am very new to this and

I am very new to this and very much appreciate your advice. I will re submit additional photos for your examination.
Thank you, Martin.