Two Phytobia species are added to the Kirkcudbrightshire Diptera list

On 30 April 2024, Jill Cunnigham recorded the larval feeding signs of Phytobia carbonaria (Zetterstedt, 1848) and Phytobia cerasiferae (Kangas, 1955)  at Carrick, Kirkcudbrightshire VC73. Both species are new to the vice county.

Many thanks to Jill for submitting her records.

7 May 2024