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Plants: Solanaceae
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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.


Solanum species:

Dip: Liriomyza bryoniae, Liriomyza sativae, Liriomyza trifiolii (in quarantine only), Pegomya hyoscyami, Pegomya interruptella

Solanum dulcamara (Woody Nightshade):

Dip: Pegomya dulcamara
Lep: Acrolepia autumnitella, Scrobipalpa costella

Solanum lycopersicum (tomato):

Lep: Acrolepia autumnitella

Solanum melongena Aubergine)

Lep: Scrobipalpa costella

Solanum tuberosum (potato):

Lep: Acrolepia autumnitella, Phthorimaera operculella


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