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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.


Senecio species (ragwort):

Dip: Acidia cognata, Chromatomyia 'atricornis', Chromatomyia sp. syngenesiae, Liriomyza trifolii (in quarantine only),

Senecio aquaticus (Marsh Ragwort):

Dip: Liriomyza strigata, Phytomyza marginella

Senecio erucifolius (Hoary Ragwort):

Dip: Liriomyza erucifolii, Chromatomyia syngenesiae, Trypeta zoë

Senecio jacobaea (Ragwort):

Dip: Liriomyza erucifolii, Liriomyza latigenis, Liriomyza strigata, Melanagromyza dettmeri, Melanagromyza eupatorii, Phytomyza alpina, Trypeta zoë

Senecio squalidus (ragwort):

Dip: Trypeta zoë

Senecio vulgaris (groundsel):

Dip: Trypeta artmesiae, Trypeta zoë


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