Agromyza demeijerei


    Agromyza demeijerei larvae mine the leaves of Laburnum. The mine is an upper surface gallery along one margin towards the tip of the leaf, enlarging into a blotch on the other margin. Frass pale green when fresh, brownish later.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine


    On Laburnum leaves.

    When to see it

    Whenever Laburnum is in leaf.

    Life History

    Pupation takes place outside the mine.

    UK Status

    It seems to be widespread in England, but lack of records makes true status difficult to determine.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map