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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


Stellaria species (stitchworts):

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

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip: Chromatomyia horticola, Delia coronariae, Liriomyza bryoniae, Liriomyza strigata, Ophiomyia melandricaulis
Lep: Caryocolum alsinella

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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