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Plants: Asteraceae
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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.


Aster species:

Dip: Chromatomyia asteris, Liriomyza eupatorii, Liriomyza pusilla, Cornutrypeta spinifrons, Trypeta zoe
Col: Apteropeda orbiculata
Lep: Coleophora trochilella, Cnephasia incertana

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip:Chromatomyia syngenesiae, Liriomyza huidobrensis, Liriomyza sativae, Liriomyza trifolii (all in quarantine in the UK), Napomyza tripolii, Nemorimyza posticata, Ophiomyia curvipalpis, Ophiomyia maura, Phytoliriomyza perpusilla, Phytomyza erigerophila, Pegomya depressiventris
Lep: Coleophora conspicuella, Coleophora ramosella
Col: Orthochaetes insignis

Aster bellidiastrum: (false Aster)

Dip: Pegomya nigrisquama

Aster linosyris: (Goldilocks Aster)

Lep: Coleophora linosyridella

Aster novae-anglie (Michaelmas Daisy):

Dip: Chromatomya 'atricornis'

Aster tripolium (Sea Aster):

Dip: Calycomyza humeralis, Chromatomyia asteris, Melanagromyza tripolii
Lep: Bucculatrix maritima, Coleophora asteris, Coleophora linosyridella, Coleophora virgaureae, Scrobipalpa salinella


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