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Plants: Poaceae
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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.


Festuca species (fescue):

Dip: Agromyza nigrella, Cerodontha flavocingulata, Poemyza pygmaea
Lep: Elachista humilis

Festuca arundinacea (Tall Fescue):

Lep: Cosmiotes stabilella, Cosmopterix orachalcea, Elachista bisulcella, Elachista rufocinerea

Festuca gigantea (Tall Brome):

Dip: Cerodontha denticornis

Festuca ovina (Sheep's Fescue):

Lep: Elachista collitella, Elachista triatomea

Festuca pratensis (Meadow Fescue):

Dip: Cerodontha denticornis

Festuca rubra (Red Fescue):

Dip: Chromatomyia nigra
Lep: Elachista triatomea

Festuca tenuifolia (Slender Fescue):

Lep: Elachista triatomea


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