Mine : Linear, whitish, upper and lower surface with frass in isolated grains.
Host plants : Highly polyphagous, c200 genera.
Confusion species : Other Chromatomyia and Phytomyza spp. The mine is identical to Chromatomyia syngenesiae.
Recording Grade : 2,5
Puparium : Whitish but frequently darkened.
Adult : acr lacking, isolated hairs present. Two ors, one strong ori. Frons yellow to orange, orbits slightly paler. Mesonotum with 3+1 dc, ash-grey.