The larvae of certain moths and flies which live in the laminations of a leaf. They leave lighter coloured patches or trails as they eat the tissue.
an insect, usually in its larval stage, that uses its mouthparts to create a tunnel between the upper an lower surfaces of a leaf.
any of various small moths or dipterous flies whose larvae burrow into and feed on leaf tissue especially of the family Gracilariidae
a species, the larva of which lives and feeds for a part of all of its time between the epidermal layers of a leaf
Any of various insects which, in the larval stage, tunnel through leaves feeding on the tissue and leaving conspicuous traces of their paths.
Leaf miners are insect larvae that live within leaf tissue. Many cause damage to garden plants and crops.