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.

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

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