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Plants: Caryophyllaceae
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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

Silene species:

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

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip: Chromatomyia horticola, Liriomyza strigata, Pegomya betae, Phytosciara halterata
Lep: Cnephasia incertana
Orthochaetes insignis

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 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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