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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.


Holcus species:

Dip: Agromyza albipennis, Agromyza mobilis, Cerodontha pygmaea, Chromatomyia fuscula, Pseudonapomyza atra
Lep: Cosmiotes freyerella, Elachista freyerella, Elachista gangabella, Elachista humilis

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip: Cerodontha biseta, Cerodontha hammi, Cerodontha incisa, Cerodontha muscina, Hydrellia griseola
Lep: Elachista apicipunctella, Elachista maculicerusella, Elachista subnigrella, Elachista unifasciella

Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog):

Dip: Agromyza nigrella, Agromyza nigripes, Cerodontha flavocingulata, Cerodotha denticornis, Chromatomyia milii, Chromatomyia nigra, Liriomyza flaveola, Liriomyza phyrne
Lep: Coleophora lixella, Coleophora tricolor, Elachista albipunctella

Holcus mollis (Creeping Soft-grass):

Dip: Agromyza nigripes, Chromatomyia nigra, Liriomyza flaveola
Lep: Elachista albipunctella, Elachista canapennella, Elachista rufocinerea


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