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Plants: Cyperaceae
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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.


Carex species (Sedge):

Dip: Cerodontha angulata, Cerodontha caricicola, Cerodontha eucaricis, Cerodontha mellita, Cerodontha spinata, Cerodontha suturalis, Hydrellia griseola, Metopomyza flavonotata, Metopomyza scutellata, Metopomyza xanthaspis
Lep: Elachista cinereopunctella,Elachista utonella, Elachista alpinella, Elachista biatomella, Elachista gleichenella. Elachista humilis, Elachista kilmunella, Elachista serricornis, Elachista stabilella, Elachista utonella

Recorded Elsewhere (Agromyzidae Recording Scheme):

Dip: Cerodontha morosa, Cerodontha pseuderrans, Cerodontha staryi
Lep: Donacaula forficella, Elachista adscitella, Elachista atricomella, Elachista bisulcella, Elachista obliquella, Elachista subalbidella

Carex acuta (Tufted Sedge):

Lep: Elachista albidella

Carex acutiformis (Lesser Pond Sedge):

Dip: Cerodontha eucaricis, Cerodontha caricicola
Lep: Monochroa arundinetella

Carex flacca (Carnation-grass):

Lep: Elachista cinereropunctella, Elachista gleichenella

Carex nigra (Common Sedge)

Lep: Elachista eleochariella

Carex panicea (Carnation Sedge)

Lep: Elachista eleochariella

Carex pendula (Pendulous Sedge):

Dip: Cerodontha angulata, Cerodontha caricicola

Carex pseudocyperus (Cyperus Sedge):

Dip: Cerodontha eucaricis, Cerodontha caricicola

Carex riparia (Great Pond Sedge):

Lep: Elachista albidella, Monochroa arundinetella


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