Honeysuckle miner is added to the North Somerset Diptera list

On 31 October 2023, Jenny Vickers found the leaf mines (one with puparium) of Chromatomyia periclymeni (de Meijere in Hendel, 1922) on Lonicera periclymenum at Heal Rewilding Somerset field, North Somerset VC6.

This is the first known record of the species in the vice county. Many thanks to Jenny for sending in her record.

2 January 2024