Thistle's picture

Leafmine for ID, please

Observed: 3rd August 2013 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in Invertebrates
Leafmine for ID, please
Leafmine for ID, please
Description:

This looks very much like a blotch leafmine in Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa). Can anyone identify the causer, please?

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

jeremyr's picture

duplicates

there are three identical observations, which one should we write on?

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Thistle's picture

Thanks

Jeremy, many thanks for pointing that out; I've no idea how it happened but the other two have now been deleted.

Ian

jeremyr's picture

I think it happens if you

I think it happens if you press send more than once while you're posting something, as it can be quite slow to actually upload.

I don't know much about leaf-mines but I know that Agromyzidae are responsible for many of them. These small flies are often quite eye-catching

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RHoman's picture

Mines?

If these are mines then the most likely causer is one of the Pegomya species.

Robert Homan