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Plants: Asteraceae
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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.


Aster species:

Dip: Liriomyza eupatorii, Liriomyza huidobrensis (not GB miner), Liriomyza pusilla, Liriomyza sativae, Liriomyza trifolii, Cornutrypeta spinifrons, Trypeta zoe
Col: Apteropeda orbiculata
Lep: Coleophora trochilella

Aster bellidiastrum: (false Aster)

Dip: Pegomya nigrisquama

Aster novae-anglie (Michaelmas Daisy):

Dip: Chromatomya 'atricornis'

Aster tripolium (Sea Aster):

Dip: Calycomyza humeralis, Chromatomyia asteris, Melanagromyza tripolii
Lep: Bucculatrix maritima, Coleophora asteris, Coleophora linosyridella, Coleophora virgaureae, Scrobipalpa salinella


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