21 July 2011

Cricket and leaf mine

I was photographing the mine of the agromyzid fly Agromyza flaviceps in a leaf of hop by the footpath east of the old Austford Farm when a speckled bush-cricket (Leptophyes punctatissima) must have made a runner beneath the lens.

20110721 BHW cricket & hop leaf mine

I have to confess I did not even notice it until I got home and downloaded the picture.

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