Agromyza nana

    Description

    Agromyza nana is a fly whose larvae mine the leaves of various clovers. The mines have a short, broad gallery leading to a conspicuous, roundish white blotch in the centre of the leaf. The blotch is on the upper surface with some deep areas often containing frass.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine

    Habitat

    Wherever the host plants grow.

    When to see it

    The mine can be seen in late summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map