Chromatomyia primulae


    Chromatomyia primulae is a species of fly whose larvae mine the leaves of Primrose and Cowslip.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine


    Wherever the host plants are found.

    When to see it

    The mine is seen more often than the adult fly. Mines can be found any time from June to November.

    UK Status

    Thought to be fairly frequent and widespread in Britain, though it is under recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Thought to be fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map