The larva of the fly Phytomyza conyzae mines the leaves of various Fleabanes including Common Fleabane. The mine may be an upper or lower surface corridor, often by the midrib and the frass may be in pearl strings.
Where the host plants (Fleabanes) occur.
When Fleabanes are in leaf.
True status in Britain is difficult to determine due to lack of records.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015