Agromyza flaviceps

    Description

    The larvae of the fly Agromyza flaviceps mine the leaves of Hop (Humulus lupulus) creating a long upper surface gallery widening towards the end and with greenish, diffused frass.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine

    Habitat

    Where Hops are found.

    When to see it

    Bivoltine: early summer and autumn.

    Life History

    Pupation occurs outside the mine.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and North Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map