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Plants: Polygonaceae
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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.


Rumex species (dock):

Dip: Norellisoma spinimana, Pegomya haemorrhoum, Pegomya solennis, Pegomya versicolor
Lep: Cnephasia asseclana,

Rumex acetosa (Sorrel):

Mantura sp.
Dip: Pegomya bicolor
Lep: Adscita statices, Calybites phasianipennella, Cnephasia incertana, Enteucha acetosae, Teleiodes diffinis

Rumex acetosella (Sheep's Sorrel):

Lep: Adscita statices,Calybites phasianipennella, Enteucha acetosae, Teleiodes diffinis
Col: Orthochaetes insignis

Rumex crispus (Curled Dock):

Dip: Pegomya bicolor, Pegomya solennis

Rumex longifolius (Northern Dock):

Dip: Pegomya bicolo

Rumex hydrolapathum (Water Dock):

Lep: Calybites phasianipennella, Coleophora hydrolapathella

Rumex mexicanus (dock):

Dip: Pegomya solennis

Rumex obtusifolius (Broad-leaved Dock):

Dip: Pegomya bicolor, Pegomya solennis
Lep: Calybites phasianipennella

Teleiodes diffinis

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