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Plants: Caryophyllaceae
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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.


Stellaria species (stitchworts):

Dip: Amauromyza flavifrons, Delia echinata, Hydrellia griseola, Pegomya flavifrons, Pegomya holosteae, Scaptomyza graminum, Scaptomyza griseola

Stellaria alsine (Bog Stitchwort):

Lep: Colephora solitariella

Stellaria graminea (Lesser Stitchwort):

Lep: Caryocolum junctella, Coleophora chalcogramella

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort):

Dip: Amauromyza flavifrons, Pegomya holosteae
Lep: Caryocolum blandella, Caryocolum tricolorella, Colephora lithargyrinella, Coleophora


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