Liriomyza amoena

    Description

    Liriomyza amoena is a fly whose larvae mine the leaves of Elder causing a leaf mine which later takes the form of a large blotch with conspicuous frass.

    Habitat

    Where Elder is present.

    When to see it

    The mines are usually visible in Summer and early Autumn.

    UK Status

    This is a poorly recorded species with most records coming from the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map