Liriomyza species is reported as new to North Essex list

Ian Carle found the leaf mines of Liriomyza valerianae Hendel, 1932 on Common Valerian at Thorley Wash Nature Reserve, North Essex VC19 on 5 July 2024. This is the first record for the vice county.

Many thanks to Ian for submitting the record.

8 July 2024