Rare leaf miner is added to the Bedfordshire Diptera list

On 17 June 2024, Andy & Melissa Banthorpe found the leaf mines of Chromatomyia blackstoniae Spencer, 1990 at Stewartby, Bedfordshire VC30 on Yellow-wort. This is the first record of the species in the vice county.

Many thanks to Andy & Melissa for sending in their excellent record.

18 June 2024