Aulagromyza tremulae

    Description

    The larvae of the fly Aulagromyza tremulae mine the leaves of Aspen (and possibly Black Poplar). The mine is a long winding lower surface gallery.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine remember the mine occurs on the underside of the leaf

    Habitat

    Where aspen occurs.

    When to see it

    The mines may be seen in early summer and again in early autumn.

    UK Status

    Probably widespread in Britain, but poorly recorded and possibly rather uncommon.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map