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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.

 

Sonchus species (sow thistle):

Dip: Chromatomyia 'atricornis', Liriomyza huidrobrensis (in quarantine only), Liriomyza trifolii (in quarantine only)
Col: Orthochaetes setiger

Sonchus arvensis (Perennial Sow-thistle):

Dip: Cystiphora sonchi, Liriomyza sonchi

Sonchus asper (Prickly Sow-thistle):

Dip: Cystiphora sonchi, Liriomyza sonchi, Liriomyza strigata, Ophiomyia cunctata, Ophiomyia pulicaria

Sonchus oleraceus (Smooth Sow-thistle):

Dip: Cystiphora sonchi, Liriomyza sonchi, Liriomyza strigata, Ophiomyia beckeri, Phytomyza marginella

Sonchus palustris (Marsh Sow-thistle):

Dip: Liriomyza sonchi

 

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