Aulagromyza luteoscutellata

    Description

    The larvae of the fly Aulagromyza luteoscutellata mine the leaves of various honeysuckles and of snowberry. The mine has a little widening, upper-surface corridor, generally unbranched and not associated with the leaf margin. Frass in a broad green band with scattered dark granules, sometimes locally with ill-defined strikes.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine

    Habitat

    Where the host plants are found.

    When to see it

    Mines can be encountered when the host plants are in leaf.

    UK Status

    Status in Britain is uncertain as the species seems little recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map