The larvae of the fly Agromyza filipendulae mine the leaves of various plants including Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria). The mine is a long linear mine, never widening into a blotch at the end. Frass occurs in discrete grains, and, here and there in thread fragments, but never in pearl strings.
Where the larval foodplants occur.
Pupation outside the mine.
Widespread in Britain, but not well recorded.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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