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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


Mentha species (mint):

Dip: Chromatomyia 'atricornis',
Lep: Coleophora albitarsella

Recorded Elsewhere:

Dip: Amauromyza labiatarum, Napomyza scrophulariae
Lep: Scrobipalpa artemisiella
Col: Trachys scrobiculatus

Mentha aquatica (Water Mint):

Dip: Phytomyza tetrasticha

Mentha longifolia (mint):

Dip: Phytomyza tetrasticha

Mentha spicata (Spearmint):

Dip: Phytomyza petoei

Mentha suaveolens (mint):

Dip: Phytomyza tetrasticha, Phytomyza petoei

Mentha x villosa (Apple Mint)

Dip: Phytomyza petoei


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