Celery leaf mining fly

The larvae of celery leaf mining fly feed within the leaves of celery, celeriac and related plants. Damaged areas dry up and can give the appearance of scorched foliage. 

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Celery leaf miner (Euleia heraclei) on celery

Quick facts

Common name: Celery leaf mining fly
Latin name: Euleia heraclei
Plants affected: Celery, parsnips, celeriac, parsley, lovage and related wild flowers
Main symptoms: Blotchy mined leaves that become brown and papery
Caused by: Larvae of a fly
Timing: May to October

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