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Plants: Caryophyllaceae
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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.


Silene species:

Dip: Delia cardui, Delia echinata, Pegomya hyoscyami, Scaptomyza graminum

Silene alba (White Campion):

Dip: Amauromyza flavifrons

Silene dioica (Red Campion):

Dip: Amauromyza flavifrons, Ophiomyia melandricaulis, Ophiomyia melandryi, Pegomya flavifrons, Philophylla caesio
Lep: Coleophora lithargyrinella

Silene inflata (Bladder Campion):

Dip: Delia kullensis, Delia pruinosa, Pegomya flavifrons

Silene maritima (Sea Campion):

Lep: Coleophora lithargyrinella

Silene nutans (Nottingham Catchfly):

Lep: Coleophora galbulipennella

Silene otiotes (Spanish Catchfly):

Lep: Coleophora galbulipennella


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