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Are these leaf-miners related to the white insects in the previous posting.

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Thank you Charley for the information.

Charley 7 months ago

No, the white insects are hemipterans, which cannot mine leaves because they have piercing-sucking mouthparts. Leafminers are larvae of Lepidoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, and Hymenoptera. Based on the frass pattern, these leaf mines look like Agromyzidae. If you know what the plant is I can look up what species it might be, but I only have personal experience with North American species.

Uttarakhand, India

Lat: 30.34, Long: 78.00

Spotted on May 30, 2018
Submitted on May 30, 2018

Spotted for mission

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