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This list has been taken from the 'Hosts of British Leaf-mining insect fauna' (© Brian Pitkin and Colin Plant) and is a precursor to AIDGAP keys to Leaf Miners. Please credit the authors when quoting from this list and email any additions, corrections or comments to Colin Plant.


Arctium species (Burdocks):

Dip: Pegomya laticornis, Cryptaciura rotundiventris
Lep: Coleophora paripennella, Coleophora peribenanderi
Col: Sphaeroderma rubidum

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip: Acidia cognata, Chromatomyia syngenesiae, Eulei heraclei, Liriomyza huidobrensis, Liriomyza strigata, Liriomyza trifolii, Melanagromyza lappae, Phytomyza continua, Phytosciara halterata, Trypeta zoe
Lep: Agonopterix propinquella, Cnephasia incertana
Col: Sphaeroderma tetaceum

Arctium lappa (Great Burdock):

Dip: Chromatomyia 'atricornis',Melanagromyza lappae, Phytomyza lappae

Arctium minus (Lesser Burdock):

Dip: Melanagromyza lappae, Phytomyza lappae

Arctium nemorosum (Wood Burdock):

Dip: Phytomyza lappae

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