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Leaf miner ID. >Ophiomyia maura
Pentti Ketola
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Posted on 11-10-2019 09:17

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Photo on Finland Kokkola 10 Okt. 2019.
Is it possible to get species for that corridor?
In Solidago virgaurea.
Size 13cm.

Thanks for help.
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Edited by Pentti Ketola on 12-10-2019 07:25
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It should be Ophiomyia maura accoding to the key at https://bladminee.../solidago/. We have the same species on goldenrods in North America.
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Thank you very much!

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Edited by Pentti Ketola on 27-10-2019 11:06
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