Liriomyza congesta


    The larvae of the fly Liriomyza congesta mine the leaves of various Leguminosae such as Peas, Medicks Lucernes and Vetches. The mine is an upper surface mine, with the frass in a green strips. The larva is yellow.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine


    Wherever the host plants occur.

    When to see it

    When the host plants are in leaf.

    UK Status

    Status in Britain is difficult to determine due to lack of records.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map