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Plants: Plantaginaceae
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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.


Plantago species (plantain):

Col: Apteropeda orbiculata, Orthochaetes setiger
Lep: Cnephasia asseclana,

Plantago coronopus (Buck's-horn Plantain):

Dip: Phytomyza plantaginis
Lep: Scrobipalpa samadensis

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain):

Dip: Phytomyza plantaginis
Lep: Aspilapteryx tringipennella

Plantago major (Greater Plantain):

Dip: Phytomyza plantaginis, Phytomyza griffithsi

Plantago maritima (Sea Plantain):

Dip: Chromatomyia horticola, Phytomyza plantiginis
Lep: Scrobipalpa samadensis
Col: Orthochaetes insignis

Plantago media (Hoary Plantain):

Dip: Phytomyza griffithsi


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