Aulagromyza heringii

    Description

    The larva of the fly Aulagromyza heringii mines the leaves of Ash producing an upper surface linear mine, later becoming a blotch. The mine turns black as it ages.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Where Ash is present.

    When to see it

    The larval mines may be seen when the host species, Ash, is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Local in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map