Hexomyza sarothamni Diptera: Agromyzidae - gall fly
Hexomyza sarothamni

Photographs on Cytisus scoparius, Broom

Cytisus scoparius and Genista aetnensis

Usually forms a lateral swelling in the stem to 25 x 8mm in size, the single chamber containing a whitish larva or a puparium. Emergence May - June

Identification uncertain, needs confirming or correcting

Hexomyza sarothamni
Hexomyza sarothamni
Luscombe Valley NR, Dorset. October 2016

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