Most northerly record for the Stinking Hellebore miner is reported

On 10 February 2024, Jill Cunningham spotted the larval mines of Phytomyza hellebori Kaltenbach, 1874 on Stinking Hellebore at Wylam, South Northumberland VC67, which represents the first record for the vice county and the most northerly British record to date.

Many thanks to Jill for sending in her record.

10 February 2024