Phytomyza angelicastri

    Description

    The larvae of the fly Phytomyza angelicastri mine the leaves of Wild Angelica and Ground Elder producing an upper surface mine, which can widen and form a blotch.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Leafmine

    Habitat

    Wherever the larval foodplants occur.

    When to see it

    The larval mines can usually be seen in summer and early autumn.

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map