Phytomyza aconiti


    The larvae of the fly Phytomyza aconiti cause leaf mines on the leaves of Aconitum (Monkshood) species and Delphinium species.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine


    Wherever the host plants occur.

    When to see it

    When the host plants are in leaf – mostly between May and October.

    UK Status

    Little recorded but probably fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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