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Jewelweed Leaf-miner Fly (Phytoliriomyza melampyga) Leaf mine on Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) at a dense mixed forest edge. Geotagged,Phytoliriomyza melampyga,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Jewelweed Leaf-miner Fly (Phytoliriomyza melampyga)

Leaf mine on Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) at a dense mixed forest edge.

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''Phytoliriomyza melampyga'' is a species of fly in the family Agromyzidae. It is found in the Palearctic. Mesonotum with yellow bands. Scutellum yellow. Frons yellow. The larva mines ''Impatiens glandulifera''.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 14, 2019. Captured Sep 13, 2019 19:36 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/32.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO160
  • 100mm