Aulagromyza populicola

    Description

    The larva of the fly Aulagromyza populicola forms an elongated blotch mine on the leaves of some Poplar species including Lombardy Poplar

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine

    Habitat

    Where Poplars, the larval host species are present.

    When to see it

    The larval mines may be seen when the host species of Poplar are in leaf.

    UK Status

    True status in Britain is difficult to determine due to lack of records, but it seems to be rather infrequently recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map