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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.


Petasites species:

Dip: Trypeta zoe

Petasites fragrans (Winter Heliotrope):

Dip: Phytomyza tussilaginis, Acidia cognata, Trypeta zoe

Petasites frigidus (Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot):

Dip: Pegomya depressiventris

Petasites Hybridus (Butterbur):

Dip: Acidia cognata, Phytomyza tussilaginis
Lep: Platyptilia gonodactyla


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