A leaf mining fly whose larvae mine the leaves of various members of the Buttercup family of plants. In this species the grains of frass are closely adjoining or grouped.
Mines are similar to those of Phytomyza ranunculivora, but in that species the grains of frass are well spread out and separate.
In areas where various plants of the Buttercup family are found.
Spring to early autumn.
Larvae mine the leaves of various members of the Buttercup family of plants.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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