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This list was complied from primary sources such as the Hosts of the British leaf-mining insect fauna by Pitkin and Plant and the Host plant genera of the British Agromyzidae by Warrington. Other sources include published data and the Leafminers and plant galls of Europe website.
Please notify Colin Plant or Rob Edmunds of any additions, alterations or corrections.


Holcus species:

Dip: Agromyza albipennis, Agromyza mobilis, Cerodontha pygmaea, Chromatomyia fuscula, Pseudonapomyza atra
Lep: Cosmiotes freyerella, Elachista freyerella, Elachista gangabella, Elachista humilis

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip: Cerodontha biseta, Cerodontha hammi, Cerodontha incisa, Cerodontha muscina, Hydrellia griseola
Lep: Elachista apicipunctella, Elachista maculicerusella, Elachista subnigrella, Elachista unifasciella

Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog):

Dip: Agromyza nigrella, Agromyza nigripes, Cerodontha flavocingulata, Cerodotha denticornis, Chromatomyia milii, Chromatomyia nigra, Liriomyza flaveola, Liriomyza phyrne
Lep: Coleophora lixella, Coleophora tricolor, Elachista albipunctella

Holcus mollis (Creeping Soft-grass):

Dip: Agromyza nigripes, Chromatomyia nigra, Liriomyza flaveola
Lep: Elachista albipunctella, Elachista canapennella, Elachista rufocinerea


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